News Releases

Young ‘Melbourne Storm’ Rugby League Player Motivated by His Faith and Family

Dean Ieremia’s dream of developing his skills to be “playing with the boys on TV” came true recently. On 30 April he played his debut game in Australia’s rugby league, with top-rated Melbourne Storm.

Church Supports Tonga Vaccinations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is supporting the Tonga Government by providing some of its buildings for the Ministry of Health to facilitate vaccine shots throughout the country.

Interfaith Group Meets Quarterly to Serve Macarthur Community

Over 30 years ago, Macarthur Combined Churches (MCC), in New South Wales, was organized to provide a free Christmas lunch for the less fortunate in the Campbelltown area in New South Wales.  Today the group meets quarterly and plans service to support the community.

Book of Mormon Stories Come Alive in Additional Languages 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) When Alma, an ancient American prophet, recorded some of his final counsel for his oldest son on brass plates that would one day come to light as the Book of Mormon through the Prophet Joseph Smith nearly two millennia later, he also prophesied that the testament of Jesus Christ would, “be kept and preserved by the hand of...

Elder K. Brett Nattress Presides at Hobart Australia Stake Conference

Elder K. Brett Nattress, a member of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presided at the Hobart Australia Stake Conference on Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 May.

Interfaith Youth Gathering Looks at Social Media and Religion in Fiji

“Social media can be a useful medium to foster unity despite differences in religious and cultural beliefs,” Willie Irava, a young adult from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said recently.

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latter-day Saints Around the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Sister Lesa Stevenson to Speak to Young Adults Worldwide in Online Devotional

Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Sister Lesa Stevenson will be the featured guests at a worldwide devotional for young adults on May 2, 2021.

BYU Music and Dance Groups Embark on Virtual World Tour

Students from Brigham Young University in Utah, United States are about to thrill audiences around the world with music and dance perfomances on a virtual tour, starting early Thursday morning (29 April), New Zealand time.