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President Nelson Meets With New Zealand Prime Minister


Prophet Blesses Australian Saints to Be a ‘Light and Attraction’ to Fellow Citizens

President Russell M. Nelson reminded a capacity crowd of 8,000 Latter-day Saints Sunday night at the International Convention Centre in Sydney of the power and importance of the Book of Mormon in their personal lives and in the growth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia.


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President Russell M. Nelson's 2019 Pacific Ministry

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 Admonishes Samoans to Protect Their Children

Read more about President Nelson's visit on May 18, 2019, to Samoa.

Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, regarded by the faithful as a modern-day prophet, began his nine-day Pacific ministry with a visit to Kona, Hawaii, Thursday, May 16, 2019.

Sissel to Headline Tabernacle Choir’s Pioneer Day Concert

Sissel, the world-renowned vocalist known for her ethereal arias throughout the Oscar winning film “Titanic,” will join the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square at the 2019 Pioneer Day concerts. The concerts will be held in conjunction with community-wide celebrations on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at 8:00...

Prophet Embarks on Nine-Day Pacific Ministry

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, left Salt Lake City, Thursday, May 16, 2019, for a nine-day ministry visit to seven destinations in the Pacific.

Church Provides $4 Million Donation to US Refugee Resettlement Agencies

For the third year in a row, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is providing a grant to the nine national refugee resettlement agencies in the United States. Representatives of Latter-day Saint Charities, the humanitarian organization of the Church, were on the East Coast this week to deliver a $4 million grant,...

Church Expresses Support for ‘Fairness for All’ Approach

The Church calls upon members of Congress to pass legislation that vigorously protects religious freedom while also protecting basic civil rights for LGBT persons. It is time for wise policymakers to end this destructive conflict and protect the rights of all Americans.