News Releases

Latter-day Saints Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites, July 12, 2019

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Ghana Pioneers Strengthening Families Conference in West Africa

Stakeholders from West African countries have reached a consensus that necessary interventions should be taken to protect the family as the fundamental unit of the society in order to build stronger nations. This recommendation was made at the maiden edition of the Strengthening Families Conference organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Gospel Literacy Program Launched in Sierra Leone to Strengthen Families

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A pilot program designed to improve literacy while teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has been launched in Sierra Leone.

The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ Continues in Volume Two of ‘Saints’

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The first chapter of

Rising Generations Are Key to Religious Freedom and a More Just World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Elder Patrick Kearon of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told attendees of a major conference on religious freedom Tuesday that such freedom cannot survive unless it is understood and valued by the rising generations.

Apostle Thanks State of Kuwait for Formally Recognizing the Church

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)In February — and for the first time in more than 40 years — the State of Kuwait gave official recognition to a religious organization. That organization is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson Visits Africa West Area

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will from May 23, 2019, to June 2, 2019, will hold Meetings, Devotionals, Conferences and Special Stakes Conferences as part of the 2019 Africa West Area Review.

Elder Christofferson Meets With President Akufo-Addo of Ghana

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as part of his visit to the Africa West Area, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency, President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House, Accra, Ghana on Thursday May 30, 2019.

President Nelson Ministry in Latin America Announced  

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Mary, will travel to Latin America at the end of August for ministry visits. 

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President Russell M. Nelson's 2019 Pacific Ministry

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is visiting Latter-day Saints and others in the Pacific from May 16, 2019, to May 25, 2019. He and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are visiting Hawaii, Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Tahiti.