News Releases

BYU Chamber Orchestra Philippine Tour

The BYU Chamber Orchestra will be visiting the Philippines for goodwill performances, cultural exchange and humanitarian service. The Chamber Orchestra is the most select of the five orchestras in the Brigham Young University School of Music.

LDS from Cebu Graduates as Magna Cum Laude

Agnes Thea Mulet, a 19 year old Bachelor of Arts in Communication student, graduated as Magna Cum Laude at Cebu Normal University on March 27. Like all students, she also had her fair share of challenges in the attainment of this honor. 

Foundation Run by Mormons Continues Building in The Philippines

Ray Goodson and his foundation, Rise and Rebuild, have continued to fill a seemingly small but desperate need in Leyte and Cebu. They build comfort rooms (CRs). Brother Goodson served as one of the first missionaries in the Philippines from 1961-1963. In the years since he has returned many times because of his love for the people of the Philippines and their beautiful country.

Mormon Helping Hands Assist During Typhoon Crising

Mormon Helping Hands, from two congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Danao, Cebu distributed food packs, clothing, and worked to evacuate families who were affected by flash flooding at the height of Typhoon Crising, April 16, 2016. 

The Prince of Peace Initiative in the Philippines

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines has joined the global Easter iniative: The Prince of Peace. 

First Presidency Announces New Relief Society General Presidency

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Relief Society general presidency and a reorganized Primary general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the faith’s 187th Annual General Conference April 1, 2017.

This Easter, a Focus on Principles of Peace from the Prince of Peace

For the fourth consecutive Easter season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging Mormons and others around the world to share hopeful messages about Jesus Christ. This year’s focus comes from the Bible’s teaching that Christ is the Prince of Peace. 

2016 Statistical Report for 2017 April Conference

The First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2016.

Coverage and News Media Resources from the 187th Annual General Conference

General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions.

World Report

The World Report is a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). Watch the April 2017 edition.