News Releases

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces BYU–Pathway Worldwide, a Global Higher-Education Organization

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of a global higher-education organization, BYU–Pathway Worldwide (BYU–PW). The institution will have responsibility for all online certificate and degree programs offered by the Church Educational System (CES).

Cambodian Dignitaries Travel to Attend Law and Religion Symposium at Brigham Young University

"Religious Rights in a Pluralistic World," this year's exceptional Symposium, brought together 95 invited delegates, including scholars, jurists, political and civil society leaders, and religious leaders and religion policy makers from 45 countries, including the respected government dignitaries from Cambodia.

Food Delivered to Help Relieve Suffering

Latter-day Saint Charities, an arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recognized and moved to help relieve the hardship of drought that ravaged rice production in outlying Provinces of Kampong Thom and Svay Rieng, Cambodia. The Church responded and delivered tons of food and supplies for over 1,200 families in December. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

‘Light the World’ Initiative Encourages Year-Round Service

Millions of people around the world participated in the “Light the World” initiative during the Christmas season. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched the online initiative November 25 on to invite people around the world to follow Jesus Christ’s example by serving others.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President and Sister Nelson Discuss Leadership, Marriage at Worldwide Devotional

A Mormon apostle is counting on the young adults of the Church to prepare to lead the worldwide church. President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, spoke on leadership, love and marriage Sunday, January 8, 2017, at a worldwide devotional broadcast for young adults.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Launches 'Light the World' Christmas Initiative

A Christmas initiative to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and encourage people to serve others is being launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

At Library of Congress, Apostle Speaks on Book of Mormon’s Lasting Legacy

The Book of Mormon was added to the list of "Books That Shaped America" in 2013 and since June 2016 has been a part of the “America Reads” exhibit at the Library of Congress. 

video:  Kampong Cham Chapel Construction to Completion

Video:  Created and produced by Elder Robert VanBrocklin

Cambodian School Students Blessed with Bicycles

Traveling to attend school in the Cambodian Province of Tbong Khmum was made easier for school students, when 500 bicycles were dispersed between two different schools; bicycles provided by LDS Charities, an arm of The Church of Jesus Latter-day Saints.

Government Dignitaries Join Church Leaders in Chapel Dedication

This Church "It's a holy and sanctified place, a place of refuge, a place to find answers to prayers. You can feel peace whenever you come int this building."   -  Sister Theary Leng