News Releases

Missionaries Now Have More Options to Communicate With Families

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an update to guidelines regarding communication between full-time missionaries and their families.

IFPHS, NCMF 10 and Religious leaders Join CDO Interfaith Luncheon for World Interfaith Harmony Week 

One of the hallmark teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is respect for diverse beliefs. In an effort to promote unity, harmony, and solidarity despite diversity, the Church sponsored an interfaith luncheon in observance of the 2019 World Interfaith Harmony Week.

Church, UPM Celebrate 2019 World Interfaith Harmony Week

In the spirit of solidarity, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with its partner, the Uniharmony Partners Manila, unite in the celebration of the World Interfaith Harmony Week.

Muntinlupa Religious Leaders Come Together Through an Interfaith Luncheon

To strengthen unity and harmony in the religious community in Muntinlupa, the Las Piñas Philippines Stake (Diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted an interfaith luncheon with the different religious groups within the city.

New Planning Tool Available for Prospective Missionaries

Prospective missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now have a new tool available to assist them in planning for their missions.

Over 100 Participants from Different Faiths Gather for 6th Interfaith Youth Peace Camp

From the eyes of onlookers, the scene may look like a group of young adults playing games, making art and just having fun. However, for the more than 100 participants aged 18 years old and above, including a team of volunteer organizers, their participation in the Interfaith Youth Peace Camp is for a bigger purpose: To foster understanding, appreciation and respect for each individual’s faith, develop commonalities despite diversity, and establish rapport for peace-building and future partnerships.

Panglao Branch in Bohol Conducts Church Open House

In an effort to increase understanding about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' beliefs, programs, and practices, the Panglao Branch (small congregation) of the Tagbilaran Philippines Stake (diocese) conducted an open house at their meetinghouse in Doljo, Panglao on 8 December 2018. 

The Process of Building a Temple (Updated)

The recent groundbreaking of the Urdaneta Philippines Temple posed a question which is almost on everyone’s mind, “What’s next?”

LDS Charities, DepEd Sign MOA for Better Vision Project 

Good eyesight is an essential component of a child's success in school. When vision suffers, school performance becomes affected. To address the vision needs of school children in the Davao region, Latter-day Saints Charities (LDS Charities) and the Department of Education (DepEd) Davao City Division sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Better Vision Project. 

Elder Holland Presides over Leadership Conference, Teaches Local Church Leaders

“You were called to be exemplary disciples of Christ,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Church) said to hundreds of local Church leaders, both men and women, during a leadership conference. “You are called to build faith.”