News Releases

Deseret News reports on India.

Deseret News reporter, Tad Walsh, traveled to India during August to report on the Church receiving the 2017 Philosopher Saint Shri Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize, India's 70th year of independence, editorial on India's message for peace, and LDS Charities donating sturdy wheelchairs in India. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Transcript of Elder Christofferson Speech in India: The Good That Religion Does

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Christofferson Says Protecting Faith Is Path to Peace

“Recognizing and protecting faith is the path to peace,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pune, India, Monday, August 14, 2017.

Asia Area Presidency Reorganized

Elder Meurs Joins Elder Funk and Elder Evans in the Asia Area Presidency

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Peter F. Meurs

Elder Peter F. Meurs was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2016. He is currently serving in the Asia Area Presidency.

An Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ visits Asia with other leaders

An Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ visited countries in Asia with other leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sanits. 

Rajahmundry Stake Holds Open House for the Community
 

An open house for the new-formed Rajahmundry Stake, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India, was held for the community on Saturday, May 13th 2017.  The Rajamundry Stake is the third Stake formed in India after the Bengaluru Stake and Hyderabad Stake.

Dr. Richard Bell and LDS Charities tour facilities in Gujarat India

On April 17, 2017 Richard Bell, MD and LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, toured two facilities in the Indian state of Gujarat. 

LDS Charities and UNICEF tour Mumbai suburb

On April 13, 2017, representatives of UNICEF India and LDS Charities toured the community of Bhiwandi, a northern suburb of Mumbai

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

This Easter, a Focus on Principles of Peace from the Prince of Peace

For the fourth consecutive Easter season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging Mormons and others around the world to share hopeful messages about Jesus Christ. This year’s focus comes from the Bible’s teaching that Christ is the Prince of Peace.