News Releases

American Samoan Youth Foster Friendships

From Australia Newsroom A group of young people from the village of Auto near Pago Pago recently hosted neighbours and friends at a youth conference.

How Joining a Worldwide Fast for Relief from the Pandemic Unlocked One Australian Woman’s Heart

From Australia Newsroom In 2020, as the world faced Covid-19 and life changed for us all, Kathryn Brown ─ of the Townsville congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in north-eastern Australia ─ received an invitation from her sister, Jenni Reeves, to participate in a worldwide fast to pray for relief from the pandemic.

Elder Carl Maurer Meets with Senator Amanda Stoker to Discuss Religious Freedom

From Australia Newsroom On Monday 19 July, Elder Carl Maurer, Area Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met with the Hon. Amanda Stoker, Senator for Queensland, to discuss the importance of supporting religious freedom.

Whether He’s Serving or Surfing, This Tahitian Bishop Gives His All

In Tahiti, surfing is practically a religion. And when someone is deeply committed to their faith, it can be very difficult to reconcile the two, especially when many high-level competitions are held on Sundays. 

The First Presidency Continues the Saturday Evening Session of General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter today, July 27, 2021, to leaders of the faith around the world.

Pacific Area Presidency Invites Members and Friends of the Church to Participate in Family History Activities

As August is national family history month in New Zealand and Australia, the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting members and friends of the Church in these countries to participate in family history activities.

Watch New TV Program for Papua New Guinea on Facebook

On Sunday evening 25 July a new television program, "Finding Faith in Jesus Christ," aired on EMTV in Papua New Guinea. 

New Zealand Congregations Support Pacific Health Professionals to Protect Families Against COVID-19

The Church partnered with Capital and Coast District Health Board and Ora Toa health services, to host members of the community as part of a “Positively Pacific” campaign aimed at increasing health equity for Pacific people.

Elder K. Brett Nattress to Speak to Television Audience in Papua New Guinea

Elder K. Brett Nattress, a General Authority Seventy in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and member of the faith's Pacific Area Presidency, will speak to members and friends of the Church on Sunday evening on the national TV station, EMTV.

President Macron’s ‘Real’ Mormons of French Polynesia

A group of young political advisors were dubbed “Macron’s Mormons” during his rise to the presidency of France.