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New Zealand Latter-day Saints Support Wellington Interfaith Gathering

Tania Torea, of Porirua, New Zealand along with Alan and Wendy Thacker, full-time missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the New Zealand Wellington Mission, recently attended an event with members of the Baha’i faith.

"It is always a delight to meet with our Baha'i friends and celebrate shared principles of faith in God and kindness to all humanity,” Mrs Torea said.

            

Mormon Newsroom states: “A respect for the diverse beliefs and unique contributions of all the world’s faiths is one of the hallmarks of Mormonism. From the earliest days of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith elevated the principle of religious liberty and tolerance: ‘We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may’ (Articles of Faith 1:11).”

Read what Elder Von G. Keetch, a General Authority Seventy in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said about religious freedom at an interfaith conference in Detroit USA last week.

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