Temples Continue to Operate during Pandemic

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) After a brief closure at the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began resuming operations in May 2020. Since that time, ordinances are being provided in temples as local conditions and government health and safety guidelines allow. We continue to operate temples in...

Photo Essay: Jordanians Receive Medical Help from Latter-day Saint Charities

From Middle East Newsroom

Six Apostles Address Young Adults in Area Devotionals Across the Globe

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Six members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles lead devotionals for Latter-day Saint young adults in different areas across the globe on Sunday, January 9, 2022.

Ghana Ambassador to Denmark hosts Church Delegation

From Ghana Newsroom

Missionary from the Democratic Republic of the Congo Passes Away

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “It is with deep sadness that we share news of the passing of a young missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in the Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan East Mission. Elder Tshiama Anaclet Tshiama, age 24, from Luputa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday December 19, 2021. Shortly...

Groundbreaking Announced for a New Temple in West Africa

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a groundbreaking date for the Freetown Sierra Leone Temple that was announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson.

The Church Will Open a New Mission in Africa in July 2022

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is creating a new mission in Africa. The Rwanda Kigali Mission will open on July 1, 2022.

Church Leaders Share Messages of Peace and Hope at 2021 First Presidency Christmas Devotional

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Four leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, along with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, lifted Church members and friends of the faith around the world on Sunday with messages of peace and hope at the 2021 First Presidency Christmas devotional.

2021 Light the World Initiative Launched in Benin City, Nigeria

From Nigeria Newsroom On 26th November 2021, the Annual Light the World Christmas Initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was launched in the ancient city of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. The highlight of the launch was the distribution of food packs to about 100 aged men and women selected from various homes and associations...

Church Responds To Tidal Wave Disaster 

From Ghana Newsroom