News Releases


Church Leader Makes Submission to Calgary City Council Regarding Conversion Therapy Bylaw

Elder John N. Craig, an Area Seventy in the North America Central Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, made a personal submission before the Calgary City Council on May 14, 2020, to voice his concern about the apparent overreach of a proposed bylaw to prohibit conversion therapy.

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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. 

First Presidency Provides Guidelines for Safely Returning to Church Meetings and Activities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have authorized a phased return to some of the faith’s weekly worship services and activities.

Church Members Present Donations to Support Ottawa–Gatineau Food Banks

On behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church members in the Ottawa–Gatineau area co-ordinated donations of more than $12,000 to food banks on both sides of the Ottawa River.

On behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church members in the Ottawa–Gatineau area co-ordinated donations of more than $12,000 to ...


Latter-day Saints Reflect on Mothers and Motherhood

Your mother “has done more for you than anyone in the world,” Anna Jarvis famously declared as she proposed a national day to honour all mothers in the United States. More than a century later, the holiday is celebrated in Canada and in many other countries around the world on the second Sunday of May.

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Two Canadian Latter-day Saint Leaders Called as Area Seventies

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calls of nine new General Authority Seventies and 58 Area Seventies during the Church’s 190th Annual General Conference in April 2020.

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Church Cancels 2020 Treks and Pageants

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Church recreational properties in the United States and Canada used for youth camps and conferences are closed until further notice. In addition, all treks and Church pageants are canceled for 2020.

Winnipeg Manitoba Temple Open House and Dedication Dates Announced

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the dates for the public open house, dedication and youth devotional for the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple.

Quebec Latter-day Saints Assist Local Organizations During COVID-19 Pandemic

With the advent of COVID-19, the needs of governments and community organizations are great. In recent weeks, Elder Michel J. Carter, an Area Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada, worked with Church leaders in different regions of Quebec to distribute cash and food donations.

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Church Leaders and Members Join in Sorrow and Prayers

Elder Michel J. Carter, a national leader for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has issued the following statement:

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