News Releases

Abortion Conference Held in Mbuji Mayi

Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Club MIBA entertainment venue, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Provincial Division of Youth held a conference on abortion.  Many leaders of the community, medical specialists, interfaith leaders, media, and students met together to discuss their opinions on abortion, as well as learning The Church's position.    

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Richard E. Turley Jr. Appointed as New Managing Director of Church Public Affairs

The First Presidency has appointed Richard E. Turley Jr. as the new managing director of The Church’s Public Affairs Department. Turley replaces Michael Otterson, who had previously announced that he would retire on August 31 of 2016.

 “I Can See”                
 “I Have a Desk at School”          
Statements Heard by Welfare Service/Humanitarian Missionaries.

Many areas of South Africa are being blessed by the efforts of Welfare Service/Humanitarian Missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

 
Edith O Friel Had Always Dreamt of Meeting Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Dr. Mangosuthu Buthelezi 88, is the great-grandson of King Dinisulu and direct descendant of warrrior-king Shaka.  As heir to the Chieftainship of the Buzelezi tribe, he is, therefore, a prince.  As Chief Minister for the KwaZulu bantustan, he founded the Inkatha Freedom Party in 1975 and has has been a prominent leader.  In 1994 he was appointed by Nelson Mandela to his cabinet.  When President Mandela was in the US to receive a Congressional Order, Buthelezi served as acting president.  Dr. Buthelezi continues to serve as a member of South Africa's Parliament today.

Unity Through The Music Of The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Durban Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 9 April 2016, Elder Carl B. Cook, Africa Southeast Area President, described how listening to inspirational music brought people closer together.


Ground Is Broken For Durban, South Africa Temple

“Today the ceremonial shovels will turn the soil, and the construction of the temple will begin,” said Elder Carl B. Cook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Durban Temple on 9 April 2016.

Durban Temple Ground Breaking LIVE

Follow the Link to register to view the Durban Temple ground breaking LIVE.

The site will be live two hours before the event and can be accessed through the 24 April.

           https://livestream.com/accounts/18254519/events/5099674  

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build a Temple in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build a Temple in Harare, Zimbabwe. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Four New Temples Announced by President Monson

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build four new temples located in Harare, Zimbabwe; Quito, Ecuador; Belém, Brazil; and Lima, Peru (the Church’s second temple in that city). The announcement came during his remarks at the Sunday morning session of the Church’s 186th annual general conference.

From Philippines Mormon Newsroom

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 (Mormon). Watch the April 2016 edition.