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The Joy of Serving a Full-Time Missionary 

Mission besides helping me grow spiritually has been of additional help to my personality; in fact, I don't know what kind of husband and father I would have made without this preparatory lesson and responsibility. My most humbling experiences come from moments of sacrifice, on one occasion I requested my then companion to...

Saints in Mozambique are Thrilled with a Visit from Sister Bonnie H. Cordon

From South Africa NewsroomFriday, May 24, 2019, Sister Cordon and her husband Brother Derrick Cordon arrived in Maputo to visit, minister and train members of the Maputo Stake. Greeted by Maputo Stake President, João Castanheira, his counselor President Jamie Massango and ward Young Women President, sister Maria Betânia Mabunda, Sister and Brother Cordon...


From South Africa Newsroom

The 2019 ACLARS Conference Focuses on Law, Religion and the Environment.

From Nigeria NewsroomFrom May 19th – 21st 2019, the beautiful city of Gaborone, Botswana will host the Seventh Annual Conference of the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS). This year's organized by ACLARS, South Africa; Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and the Department of Law, University of Botswana, International...

President Russell M. Nelson's 2019 Pacific Ministry

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is visiting Latter-day Saints and others in the Pacific from May 16, 2019, to May 25, 2019. He and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are visiting Hawaii, Samoa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Tahiti. 

President Nelson Meets with New Zealand Prime Minister

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Monday with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as he reached the midway point of his nine-day Pacific ministry visits to seven countries.

General Auxiliary Leaders Begin Their Ministering Visit in South Africa

From South Africa Newsroom

Chad Eliminates Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)LDS Charities and other partners are making progress in a global effort to wipe out maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).

Helping Hands bless Victims of Cyclone Idai

From South Africa NewsroomDuring the night of March 14, 2019, Cyclone Idai slammed into Beira Mozambique. Driving winds of more than 190 km/hr (120 mph), accompanied by heavy rain, devasted Beira rolling through Mozambique pushing devastation into Zimbabwe and Malawi. Winds, flooding, landslides, rain and cholera have claimed more than 1,000 lives,...

President Nelson Pens Personal Note of Sympathy to Pope Francis after Notre Dame Fire

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrote words of comfort and encouragement to Pope Francis in the wake of the devastating fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, April 15, 2019