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Mormon Missionaries Support School Children in the South Pacific

Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints supported local charity Furniture for Schools Charitable Trust on Saturday by packing furniture into a shipping container bound for a school in the South Pacific.

Remembering the Jewish Children of the Holocaust

Buttons have been collected, cleaned, and will be displayed for each of the 1.5 million Jewish children put to death during the Holocaust. The display, when complete, will act as a powerful reminder that we should never forget these children.

Church to Translate Scriptures in 34 Additional Languages including Tahitian and Bislama

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced last week that the faith's scriptures will be translated into an additional 34 languages, including Bislama and Tahitian.

Latter-day Saints Support 'Man Up Fiji' Campaign

Elder Adolf J. Johansson, Area Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was recently invited by Fiji’s Minister of Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation, Mereseini Vuniwaqa, to join in the launch of the “Man Up Fiji" campaign.

Latter-day Saints in Eita, Kiribati Break Ground for New Stake Centre

Ground-breaking ceremonies were held October 4, 2017 for a new Latter-day Saint stake centre in Eita, Kiribati.

Volunteers Around the World Prepare to Index Family History Records

Tens of thousands of volunteers are expected to take part in a worldwide event later this month as historical records are indexed for easier access by members of the public.

Latter-day Saint Chapel in Santos Offers Refuge to Ambae Evacuees

Residents on Ambae have become accustomed to the rumblings of the island volcano, Manaro Voui, but on September 28, 2017, after a week of increasing volcanic activity, the government of Vanuatu ordered a complete evacuation of the island.

Australians, New Zealanders and Pacific Islanders Reflect on Recent Worldwide Mormon Conference

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia, New Zealand and the islands of the South Pacific joined millions of others around the world in participating in the faith's semi-annual "General Conference" recently.

Auckland Women Share Thoughts on Faith and Life

A group of women associated with the University of Auckland met last week to share their thoughts about faith and life.

Delegates from Around the World Meet to Discuss Religious Freedom

Some 100 delegates from countries around the world met at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, to discuss “Religion and Religious Freedom in a Changing World.”