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From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites July 13, 2018

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its 80 international Newsroom websites as well as those from around the United States to share what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

VIDEO: 17 Year Old New Zealander Rights the Wrongs of the Past

"Black blood runs in the veins of 17 year old Brigham Riwai-Couch," TVNZ's

Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Anniversary Reception

Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital celebrated it’s one-year anniversary of receiving the hospital’s first patient, with a reception and program on June 29, 2018. 

Family History, The Oral and Written Records of the Africa Southeast Area

In an interview with Wayne Van As, Area Manager for FamilySearch, Brother     Van As discusses oral and written family history records.

LDS Members serve as volunteers at the World Cup

Russia has declared 2018 the “Volunteer Year”.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

What’s It Like to Represent the Love of Christ to the World? Humbling, New Apostles Say

After three months in their new roles as apostles of Jesus Christ, Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares sat down for two hours to speak with Utah and national media about what it’s been like to traverse the globe to share the love of Christ.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Latter-day Saint Hymnbook and Children’s Songbook to Be Revised

Two books of sacred music published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are about to undergo significant changes.

Casa Do Sol School For Learners With Special Educational Needs, Renovated with Help from LDS Charities

Contributions from LDS Charities help add needed fencing, an overhead covering for outdoor patio/class area and maintenance to playground riding tracks for Casa Do Sol School For Learners With Special Educational Needs.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Challenges Youth to Participate in ‘Greatest Cause’ on Earth

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, participated in a worldwide devotional for youth that originated at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Douglas D. Holmes, first counselor in the Young Men General Presidency and Devin G. Durrant, first counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, visit South Africa.

Brother Douglas D. Holmes and Brother Devin G. Durrant of the Young Men and Sunday School general presidencies teach members in three locations in Johannesburg.