News Releases

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Commemorating 25 Years of Black History Month

Latter-day Saint Charities Commits US$20 Million in Support of UNICEF’s Global COVID-19 Response

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Latter-day Saint Charities announced today a $20 million grant to support UNICEF’s global work with the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator and the vaccines arm of the ACT Accelerator called the COVAX Facility.

Latter-day Saint Charities Commits US$20 Million in Support of UNICEF’s Global COVID-19 Response

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Latter-day Saint Charities announced today a $20 million grant to support UNICEF’s global work with the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator and the vaccines arm of the ACT Accelerator called the COVAX Facility.

COVID-19 Has Isolated Individuals and Families — RootsTech Brings Them Together

When the COVID-19 pandemic was in full lockdown, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, took a well-deserved retirement and decided to focus his attention on his passion for genealogy and family history.

Hundreds of Thousands Attend All-Virtual RootsTech Connect 2021

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) More than 315,000 family history enthusiasts are participating in RootsTech Connect 2021, many for the very first time, making this the largest gathering in the event’s 10-year history. Participants from over 220 countries and territories are registered for the world’s largest family history celebration, which runs Thursday...

Latter-day Saint Leaders Invite Children to Learn About Jesus Christ and Make a Difference in the World in Friend to Friend Broadcast  

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “We have been reminded that each of us is a beloved child of God. Please remember that fact,” said Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the first Friend to Friend event for members of the global faith’s Primary program that premiered on Saturday, February 20.

Upcoming Friend to Friend Broadcast Invites Children to Follow Jesus Christ and Serve Others with Virtual Activities and Singalongs

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are extending a special invitation to Primary children ages 3–11, parents and leaders to watch the Friend to Friend broadcast, a worldwide event that premieres on February 20, 2021, to encourage children to follow Jesus Christ and serve others as He did.

Latter-day Saints in Ottawa Reflect on Black History Month

Every February, Canadians are invited to celebrate Black History Month by participating in festivities or events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.. Latter-day Saints in Ottawa share reflections on Black History Month.

Global Pandemic Inspires Young Women to Celebrate 150 Years Through Service

In the middle of a global pandemic, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated the sesquicentennial anniversary of the Church’s Young Women program. Though it was not possible to celebrate together, members of the Calgary Alberta Stake came up with a creative solution to safely involve the youth and...