News Releases

Mozambique's New Mission President

The First Presidency announced the calling of six new General Authority Seventies during the 187th Annual General Conference on April 1.  Members sustained Elder Joni L. Koch current President of the Mozambique mission resulting in the calling of a new mission president to Mozambique.

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital team visits Africa Southeast Area Office

The management team of the newly constructed Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital have visited the administrative offices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the medical facility gears up to begin operating in late June.

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts.

Watch the April 2017 World Report

Church issues statement saying President Monson hospitalized

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a statement announcing that President Thomas S. Monson has been hospitalized.

Quick Facts: LDS Church Temples in Africa

Africa is poised to see an unprecedented pace of temple construction as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints witnesses a new phase of growth on the continent.

Quotes from General Conference -- focus on the gospel of Jesus Christ

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held its 187th General Conference on April 1-2, 2017. Messages from the conference focused on the need for members to commit themselves to the principles of the gospel.

Six New General Authority Seventies Announced at April 2017 General Conference

Primary Leader Visits Refugee Camps in Uganda

Sister Bingham, first counselor in the Primary general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently returned from a UNICEF field visit to Uganda with Sharon Eubank, director of the Church’s Humanitarian Services and LDS Charities, where they got a firsthand look at what is happening as refugees cross the border and receive assistance by relief agencies at camps.

Church Hosts the 187th Annual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 187th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this weekend. The general women’s session is the first of six sessions of general conference.