The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new symbol and a Good Friday fast for relief from the COVID-19 pandemic at the 190th Annual General Conference on Saturday.
President Russel M. Nelson spoke at the end of Saturday’s evening session, where he introduced a new symbol for the church.
The new symbol includes an image of Thorvaldsen’s marble Christus statue. It stands within an arch over a cornerstone that shows the name of the church.
“This symbol will now be used as a visual identifier for official literature, news and events of the church,” he said. “It will remind all that this is the Savior’s church and that all we do, as members of his church, centers on Jesus Christ and his gospel.”