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Latter-day Saints Celebrate 35th Anniversary in Papua New Guinea

News Release — 19 November 2014

Leaders and guests of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in Port Moresby last night to mark the 35th anniversary of the creation of the first congregation of the Church in Papua New Guinea.

G20 Interfaith Summit Attendees Discuss Economic Development and Religious Freedom

News Release — 19 November 2014

Academic, faith and governmental leaders from around the world explored the connections between economic development and religious freedom at this week's G20 Interfaith Summit on Australia's Gold Coast.

Tongan Students 'Grow and Learn'

News Release — 14 November 2014

Students at the Latter-day Saint middle school in Eua, Tonga are "learning as they grow" in an agribusiness project which also helps them pay for their school fees in 2015.

Church Provides Context for Recent Media Coverage on Gospel Topics Pages

Background — 14 November 2014

For many years the Church has had a reference section on its main website for various "gospel topics," listed in alphabetical order. Beginning in November of 2013 the Church began supplementing the material there by publishing in-depth essays on topics of special public interest, including accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision, the Book of Mormon translation process and many more (see complete list below).

Latter-day Saints Help American Samoa Red Cross Construct New Building

News Story — 7 November 2014

Volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are giving up their Saturdays and other free time to assist American Samoa Red Cross to construct a new building in Pago Pago.

FamilySearch Introduces MyHeritage's Institutional Service at Family History Centers and Libraries

Featured Story — 6 November 2014

"FamilySearch and MyHeritage announced today that the MyHeritage Library Edition(TM) is now available for free at every FamilySearch Family History Center and Family History Library in the world," Yahoo! Finance reported today. 

American Samoan Latter-day Saints Celebrate 'International Day of the Girl'

News Release — 6 November 2014

Women and girls from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated last month in an ‘International Day of the Girl’ celebration held at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Tafuna, American Samoa.


Vatican to Host Global Meeting of Faith Leaders to Discuss Marriage

News Release — 4 November 2014

Religious leaders and scholars representing 14 faith traditions from 23 countries will assemble at the Vatican later this month in a historic gathering hosted by the Catholic Church to discuss how men and women complement each other in marriage. The announcement came in a press release issued today by the Vatican.

LDS Charities Donates Water Tanks to Fiji School

News Release — 3 November 2014

LDS Charities, a humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently donated two 10,000 litre water tanks to the Magodro District School in Fiji.

First Presidency Issues Letter Encouraging Political Participation, Voting

News Release — 3 November 2014

The following letter was issued by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 9, 2014, to be read to Church congregations throughout the United States.

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