News Releases

Day to Day Church Humanitarian Efforts in Durban South Africa

Elder Rick Perry and his wife Sister Lori Perry serve as fulltime missionaries in Durban, South Africa. They belong to a corps of senior couples, serving throughout the world, as Welfare Missionaries. Their service involves assessing humanitarian needs in the communities and countries, in which they are assigned and overseeing...

Durban South Africa Temple Open House and Dedication Dates Announced

Saints in Madagascar are Blessed with a Visit from Sister Lisa L. Harkness

Saints in Mozambique are Thrilled with a Visit from Sister Bonnie H. Cordon

Friday, May 24, 2019, Sister Cordon and her husband Brother Derrick Cordon arrived in Maputo to visit, minister and train members of the Maputo Stake. Greeted by Maputo Stake President, João Castanheira, his counselor President Jamie Massango and ward Young Women President, sister Maria Betânia Mabunda, Sister and Brother Cordon...


ACLARS law and religion conference ends with renewed appeals to protect environment

The Seventh Annual Law and Religion in Africa Conference has concluded in the Botswana capital Gaborone with a reinvigorated sense of understanding about the intricate interplay between law, religion and the environment in Africa, where belief, faith and tradition intersect with the environment from cradle to the grave.

The 2019 ACLARS Conference Focuses on Law, Religion and the Environment.

From Nigeria NewsroomFrom May 19th – 21st 2019, the beautiful city of Gaborone, Botswana will host the Seventh Annual Conference of the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS). This year's organized by ACLARS, South Africa; Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and the Department of Law, University of Botswana, International...

President Russell M. Nelson's 2019 Pacific Ministry

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is visiting Latter-day Saints and others in the Pacific from May 16, 2019, to May 25, 2019. He and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are visiting Hawaii, Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Tahiti. 

President Nelson Meets with New Zealand Prime Minister

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Monday with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as he reached the midway point of his nine-day Pacific ministry visits to seven countries.

General Auxiliary Leaders Begin Their Ministering Visit in South Africa