News Releases

Canadian Delegates Attend BYU International Law and Religion Symposium

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University hosted its 23rd Annual International Law and Religion Symposium October 2–4, 2016. 

Church Updates Official ‘Mormon and Gay’ Website provides ministerial materials for members

Giving Thanks: An Attitude of Gratitude

No matter the season, the following words are a gentle reminder to be grateful and give thanks for all we have by opening our hearts and hands to those in need.

The World Report October 2016

The World Report is a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). Watch the October 2016 edition.

“Hands of Love” Work Together for Women’s Shelters

Marking the 15th anniversary of “Hands of Love” on September 24, 2016, was reason enough to celebrate, but for more than 200 women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered at the Winnipeg Manitoba Stake Centre, it was another opportunity to bless the lives of families in 14 women’s shelters across the province.

Local Hospitals Benefit From Children’s Hands-on Project

A hush fell over a gathering of Primary children, ages 3 to 11 years, in makeshift assembly lines at the Sudbury Ontario Stake building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on September 17, 2016, as they received instruction from their leaders for the task at hand.

Embracing Reconciliation

One year ago the Canadian government released the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) recommendations — 94 “calls to action.” These calls to action were the result of six years of dialogue, the involvement of three commissioners and the collection of over 6,750 stories from residential school survivors and witnesses.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Expands Suicide Prevention Resources

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has expanded its suicide prevention resources for leaders and members to coincide with Suicide Prevention Month in the U.S.

Missionaries Thrive on Their Labour of Love

Identified by black name badges as missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, over 74,000 missionaries have answered the call to serve wherever they are sent.

Celebrating Grandparents as "Memory Makers"

Formally recognized in Canada in 1995 and now celebrated each year on the first Sunday after Labour Day, Grandparents Day is a special opportunity to honour a vital link between past and future generations.