News Release

Coverage and News Media Resources from the 186th Annual General Conference

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. The April 2016 proceedings are being interpreted live into more than 80 languages and are available in 94 languages total via television, radio, satellite and Internet. Six sessions of the conference will be held on March 26, April 2 and April 3, 2016.

Information regarding the conference will be updated on this page throughout the week and weekend. See the links below for news releases, blog posts and photos covering the conference.

NEWS RELEASE: Eleven New General Authority Seventies Announced
NEWS RELEASE: First Presidency Announces New Primary General Presidency
NEWS RELEASE: 2015 Statistical Report for April 2016 General Conference
PHOTOS: Speakers and Crowd Shots from the April 2 and 3 Sessions of General Conference
PHOTOS: Snapshots from the March 26, 2016, General Women's Session
NEWS RELEASE: Church Leaders Encourage Women of the Church to Serve Refugees
NEWS RELEASE: Mormon Faithful Get Ready for Annual General Conference
VIDEO: Watch Sessions of the April 2016 General Conference

Learn more about Mormon general conferences:

BACKGROUND: What Is General Conference?
COMMENTARY: General Conference Is Personal
BLOG: "On Faith" Blog: Mormons and General Conference

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