News Releases

Brigham Young University Pathway Worldwide Comes to Phnom Penh

 2018 ‘Light the World’ Initiative – Live as He Lived

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Groundbreaking Scheduled for the Bangkok Thailand Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pleased to announce that the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Bangkok Thailand Temple will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Latter-day Saint Prophet, Wife and Apostle Share Insights of Global Ministry

President Nelson and his wife, Wendy, and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared insights into their journey to South America. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Coverage and News Media Resources From the 188th Semiannual General Conference

Five conference sessions were held October 6–7, 2018. This page is a repository of links to news and announcements from general conference weekend.

Members Rejoice at the Announcement of a Temple in Cambodia

President Russell M. Nelson announces a new Temple in General Conference to be constructed in Cambodia

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

Khmer Holiday Honors Ancestors

People in Cambodia pay respect to their ancestors as they celebrate the holiday of Pchum Ben.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces New Balance between Gospel Instruction in the Home and Church

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance and connection between gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a