News Releases

President Nelson’s Global Ministry to Continue in Southeast Asia

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy — along with Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Katherine — will travel to Asia in mid-November as the prophet continues his worldwide ministry. These global faith leaders will visit...

San Gabriel Stake (Diocese) Hosts PESO’s JobStart Philippines Training in Biñan

In a desire to help fresh senior high school graduates and out-of-school youth become more self-reliant, the San Gabriel Philippines Stake (Diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) Recognition Day and mini job fair for 150 attendees on 30 August 2019.

Church Updates Temple Recommend Interview Questions

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continued his fervent focus on improving the faith’s temple worship Sunday at the concluding session of the 189th Semiannual General Conference. He read an updated list of questions Church members will be asked when receiving a temple recommend. The...

Changes Announced to Strengthen Youth

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced changes to Aaronic Priesthood quorums and Young Women classes that give young men and young women more opportunity for all-around growth. The Aaronic Priesthood is the lesser of two levels of priesthood in the Church and is conferred upon faithful male Latter-day...

Leadership Changes Announced at October 2019 General Conference

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 189th Semiannual General Conference.

NCFF Awards Church for Continued Support of National Family Week

“In the center of the gospel of Jesus Christ is the family,” emphasized Elder Aretemio Maligon, Area Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in his response speech after the Church received recognition from the National Committee on the Filipino Family (NCFF) for its continuous support in the promoting,...

President Nelson Announces Eight New Temples During General Conference

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build eight new temples throughout the world. For the first time, the announcement of eight new temples was made Saturday evening during the women’s session of general conference, which was held in the Conference Center in Salt...

October 2019 General Conference Leadership Meetings Continue

Instruction to leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continued Thursday in leadership meetings associated with general conference. Leaders spoke about service, repentance, the new program for children and youth, ministering, the correct use of the name of the Church, temple and family history work, welfare...

October 2019 General Conference News and Announcements

General conferences 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. Below is a summary of news and announcements from the October 2019 proceedings.

The 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. Watch the October 2019 edition here.