News Releases

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Russell M. Nelson Named 17th Church President

President Russell M. Nelson was announced as the 17th president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The announcement was made by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during a live broadcast from the annex of the iconic Salt Lake Temple. He was sustained and set apart in the Salt Lake Temple on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

A Special Invitation for Tuesday, January 16

Presidente Russell M. Nelson will share a message live through all Church broadcast, internet and social media, on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., Jamaica time.

Funeral services for President Thomas S. Monson

Funeral services for President Thomas S. Monson, leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held in the Conference Center on Temple Square Friday, January 12, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. MST (2:00 PM Jamaica time). 

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

Hon Andrew Hastie MP and Perth Leaders Discuss the Family and Religious Freedom 

The Hon Andrew Hastie MP, Member for Canning recently met with Perth leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to discuss issues of mutual interest at one of his quarterly interfaith teas in Western Australia.

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The most important news related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world in this global report of October 2017.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Tribute to President Monson from the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement following the death of President Thomas S. Monson.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Eyring and President Uchtdorf Share Feelings About Passing of President Monson

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Thomas S. Monson Dies at Age 90

With tender feelings we announce that Thomas S. Monson, president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died this evening at 10:01 pm in his home in Salt Lake City. He was with family at the time of his passing. He died at age 90 from causes incident to age. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

2017 Year in Review

Take a look back at some of the significant Church-related stories and events covered on MormonNewsroom.org in 2017.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

‘Light the World’ Christmas Initiative Encourages Christlike Service

Latter-day Saints and their friends around the world are encouraging the public to participate in service opportunities during the Christmas season to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ. The “Light the World” Christmas initiative will reach worldwide audiences beginning Friday, November 24, 2017.