News Releases

LDS Church forms New Delhi Stake

On November 5, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formed a Stake in New Delhi, India.  This is the fourth Stake or group of congregations now in India.  November 4, 2017 also commemorated the ten year anniversary of the formation of the New Delhi India Mission. 

2017 YSA India Conference Held in Bangaluru

The 2017 all India YSA Conference was held in Bangaluru on Oct 19-21, 2017.  The venue was Garden Asia Resort outside of Bangaluru.  Workshops, activities, meals and wonderful friendships were enjoyed by the approximate 350 YSA.

LDS Charities Provides Relief for Bihar State Flood Victims

Together with ADRA, LDS Charities helped thousands in the hard-hit communities of Bihar. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Funeral Services Held for Elder Robert D. Hales

Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was laid to rest in Utah Friday, October 6, 2017. Funeral services for Elder Hales were held in the historic Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. He died Sunday, October 1, in Salt Lake City at the age of 85 from causes incident to age.

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.