News Releases

Elder Neil L. Andersen, of The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, Minister to Saints in Cape Town

Elder and Sister Neil L. Andersen, accompanied by Elder Joseph W. Sitati, his wife Gladys, Elder Joni L. Koch, his wife Michele, and Area 70, Clement Matswagothata, held three special meetings with Saints in Cape Town, Saturday November 10 and Sunday November 11.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder Andersen Presides at the Groundbreaking of Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presided at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple on Thursday.

The Beautiful, New Cosmo City Meeting House is Dedicated

Elder Joni L. Koch dedicated the Cosmo City Meeting House October 21, 2018

The Angel Moroni Statue is placed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

After a week of weather-related delays, The Angel Moroni Statue is installed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Why Are We Still Called Mormon Newsroom?

Newsroom, like other Church channels, is following the counsel of Church leadership regarding the direction and timing of changes to MormonNewsroom.org.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: 'It Is His Church'

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Leadership Changes Announced at October 2018 General Conference

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces New Balance between Gospel Instruction in the Home and Church

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance and connection between gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

World-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir Changes Its Name

The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.”