News Releases

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

Marriage, Religious Freedom and Civility

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joins with millions of Australians in support of marriage between a man and a woman and, while respectful of those who think differently, we will continue to promote this understanding of marriage.

Elder and Sister Pearson Teach 'Purpose of Life'

Elder Kevin W. Pearson, General Authority Seventy and President of the Pacific Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint, along with his wife Sister June Pearson, spoke at a special meeting Sunday evening for all Church members who are single between the ages 18 and 30 – called Young Single Adults (YSA).

Ni-Vanuatu Latter-day Saints Express Love for Departing Church Leader

Elder Kevin W. Pearson, who is the president of the Pacific Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been assigned a new responsibility at Church Headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

He and his wife Sister June Pearson have tirelessly served the people of the Pacific for five years. They say goodbye this week. 

Government Officials Attend Manukau Stake Conference

H.E. Fa’aolotoi Reupena Pogi, Samoa’s Consul General to Auckland, and MP Su’a William Sio were among the government officials and other guests who attended yesterday’s Manukau Stake Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South Auckland.

Elder and Sister Pearson Bid Fond Farewell to the Peoples of the Pacific

Kevin W. Pearson, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), and his wife June Langeland Pearson are leaving the many friends they have made throughout the Pacific. The Pearsons arrived in New Zealand in August 2011 and will return to the United States next week.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

VIDEO: Helping Refugees — Easy as Riding a Bike

A new video for the LDS Charities’ “Give Back” series shows a Boy Scout troop teaming up with the International Rescue Committee in Arizona to build bikes for refugees in need of better transportation

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Religious Freedom—A Cherished Heritage to Defend

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Christofferson Says Religious Freedom Is ‘Under Fire’

“My remarks this evening are about America’s great heritage of religious liberty — and about the need for each of us to defend that heritage before it is too late,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Mormon apostle was the keynote speaker at the Freedom Festival Patriotic Service in Provo, Utah, Sunday, June 26, 2016.

Church Representatives Meet with Samoan and U.S. Officials to Discuss Religious Freedom

Representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met last week with several Samoan government and community officials. During their visits, they discussed timely opportunities to strengthen religious freedom, family and faith in Samoa.

Video Series Helps Mormons Defend Religious Freedom While Respecting Differences

A new series of dramatized videos produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shows members how to navigate the landmine-laced terrain of the sensitive social and religious issues of the day.