News Releases

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.

Sunrise Features Fabulous Fifty in Queensland

Pam and Ralph Hannant, parents of eleven children including NRL star Cowboys prop Ben Hannant, were recently featured on the morning show Sunrise.

Civil Society: The Art of Human Connection

First in the three-part series on civil society from the Global Newsroom

Interfaith Dinner Held in Melbourne

The annual Victorian Parliament Iftar dinner was held on Monday 20th June at Melbourne’s Sofitel Hotel. The Australian Intercultural Society (AIS) organized the event which was co-hosted by the Labor Government Minister for Multicultural Affairs, The Hon Robin Scott, and Liberal Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Mrs Inga Peulich MLC. 

Elder and Sister Pearson Bid 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.

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.

Interfaith Network Hosts Tour

The Brimbank and Maribymong Interfaith Network hosted their quarterly worship bus tour on Sunday 12th June 2016.  

Wearing out Soles to Save Souls

I started my mission with a new pair of shoes. I wanted them to be part of my missionary experience. I wore them every day until the end of my mission.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

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.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites June 22, 2016

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.