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Beira, Mozambique is Recovering from Cyclone Idai with Help from Church Humanitarian and Others

From South Africa NewsroomThe night of Thursday, March 14, 2019 dramatically changed the lives of people in central Mozambique, parts of Malawi and parts of Zimbabwe. Cyclone Idai made landfall in Beira, Mozambique about 10:00 pm. With it came 190 kph (120mph) winds, driving rain, flooding and destruction. Over ninety percent of the structures in Beira...

The Church is Growing Rapidly in Mozambique

From South Africa NewsroomWhile Public Affairs Councils were waiting in the lobby of the Beira Stake Center for a training session to begin, two missionaries from the Mozambique, Maputo Mission,  Elder Rees from Kaysville, Utah and Elder Van Orden from Blackfoot Idaho, were preparing eight baptismal candidates for a baptismal service which was about...

We Don’t Have to be Alike to Love Each Other, Prophet Tells NAACP Convention

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reminded those assembled for the 110th annual national convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Sunday in Detroit that differences need not undermine society’s shared humanity.


A New Mission President for the Uganda Kampala Mission

From Uganda Newsroom

Gospel Literacy Program Launched in Sierra Leone to Strengthen Families

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A pilot program designed to improve literacy while teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has been launched in Sierra Leone.

Acclaimed Guest Artists to Perform for President Nelson’s 95th Birthday Celebration

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Guest artists for President Russell M. Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration, scheduled for early September, have been announced. The birthday celebration will share insights into the life and service of President Nelson.

Day to Day Church Humanitarian Efforts in Durban South Africa

From South Africa NewsroomElder Rick Perry and his wife Sister Lori Perry serve as fulltime missionaries in Durban, South Africa. They belong to a corps of senior couples, serving throughout the world, as Welfare Missionaries. Their service involves assessing humanitarian needs in the communities and countries, in which they are assigned and overseeing...

Saints in Mozambique are Thrilled with a Visit from Sister Bonnie H. Cordon

From South Africa NewsroomFriday, May 24, 2019, Sister Cordon and her husband Brother Derrick Cordon arrived in Maputo to visit, minister and train members of the Maputo Stake. Greeted by Maputo Stake President, João Castanheira, his counselor President Jamie Massango and ward Young Women President, sister Maria Betânia Mabunda, Sister and Brother Cordon...


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