News Releases

Artistic Rendering of Bangkok Thailand Temple Released

A detailed artistic rendering of the Bangkok Thailand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was released today. The rendering features a majestic 44,405-square-foot, six-story temple with multiple spires reaching heavenward. The temple will be built with the finest materials and workmanship available and be aesthetically pleasing to the community as a religious house of worship.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces Mission Adjustments

Mormon Newsroom reported in October that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would adjust the number of its 421 missions to better fit the needs of each region of the world. Today, the Church announces boundary realignments for 19 missions, as well as the creation of five new missions. With the following changes there will be 407 missions.

From Philippines Mormon Newsroom

China’s CCRP Delegates Visit Philippines, Tour Mormon Temple Grounds

To forge interfaith relationship with other faith-based organizations, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted a dialogue meeting with the Chinese delegates of the China Conference on Religion and Peace (CCRP) on 8 December 2017 at the Church’s Manila Philippines Area Office.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Von G. Keetch Dies at Age 57

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

New First Presidency Holds News Conference

President Russell M. Nelson and his counselors fielded questions from the media in the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City following a live message to members announcing the new First Presidency.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

Thousands of people gathered in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, January 12, 2018, for the funeral of President Thomas S. 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)

President Nelson Signs Mission Calls as Presiding Apostle

President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, signed 1,150 letters that are on their way to newly called full-time missionaries.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Monson Funeral Arrangements Announced

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

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.