News Releases

April 2020 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) This page is a summary of news and announcements from the April 2020 general conference.

Worldwide 200th Anniversary Celebration Goes Online

This April, while respecting social-distancing measures, Canadian members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, along with 16 million members worldwide, will celebrate online the 200th anniversary of a pivotal moment in their history: the First Vision of the Prophet Joseph Smith.

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. 

The World Report October 2019

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The October 2019 edition of "The World Report."

April 2020 Edition of The World Report 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)  The World Report, a semiannual compilation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ global news, and released each general conference, is now available on Newsroom and YouTube.  

Area Seventies Over Canada Support Ecumenical Message of Hope

President Nelson Extends Invitation to Rejoice in Truth at General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As concern over COVID-19 continues and many throughout the world are experiencing grief, loss, confusion and frustration, President Russell M. Nelson shared a message on his social channels, inviting all people, regardless of faith tradition, to join in general conference through technology to hear reassuring messages of truth...

Church Provides Service Options for Missionaries

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sent the following letter March 31, 2020, to all Latter-day Saints about new service options for missionaries who have returned home becaues of COVID-19. See the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Saints worldwide.


This Week’s General Conference Promises to Be Memorable

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (April 4–5, 2020) will be unlike any prior conference in the history of the Church.


Prophet Invites All to Fast and Pray for Relief from COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a new video message , President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the world to join him on March 29, 2020, for a day of fasting and prayer for relief from COVID-19.