The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded today to the Boy Scouts of America vote on its membership policy with the following statement: For the past 100 years, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has enjoyed a strong relationship with Boy Scouts of America, based on our mutual interest in helping boys and young men understand and live their duty to God and develop upright moral behavior.
With the creation of the new Fairfield stake in Sydney, 14 new stakes and three missions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been organised or announced in the last several months in the Pacific Area. The changes are in response to significant growth in membership in several Pacific countries and the call of tens of thousands of additional full-time missionaries internationally.
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