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Mormon Leaders Call for Laws That Protect Religious Freedom

News Release — 28 January 2015

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms.

The Humanitarian Impulse

Commentary — 27 January 2015

It is hard to count the ways religion benefits society as churches invigorate communities through local associations of support. People of faith contribute to society because of their obligation to God and conscience, not out of privilege, superiority or reward.

G20 Interfaith Summit Attendees Discuss Economic Development and Religious Freedom

News Release — 22 January 2015

Over a hundred, academic, faith and governmental leaders from around the world explored the connections between economic development and religious freedom in late 2014 at the G20 Interfaith Summit on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Church Members Give Time and Energy For Newborn Care

News Release — 19 January 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Mortdale Stake, (diocese) gathered recently to assemble newborn packs for donation to the maternity wards of St George and Sutherland hospitals.

‘Meet the Mormons’ Movie to Screen Across Australia

News Release — 19 January 2015

A new feature length movie titled “Meet the Mormons” will screen in theatres and other venues across Australia over the next few weeks. The movie, written and directed by film-maker Blair True, profiles six members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Papua New Guinea Woman Wins Employee of the Year

News Release — 15 January 2015

Olive Whippy was recently presented with the prestigious Employee of the Year Award by Westpac Pacific.  This award recognises an exceptional contribution by one of the organisation’s staff in the entire Pacific and is therefore a significant achievement for Olive.

Rugby League Star Ben Hannant Visits Papua New Guinea

News Release — 12 January 2015

In an age when you often hear only negative things about the private lives of Rugby League players, it’s refreshing to find a sportsman who is doing the right thing.

Schoolies With a Difference for 230 Year 12 Graduates

News Release — 8 January 2015

A large group of Queensland youth from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered on the Sunshine Coast from all over the south east of the state, to celebrate the end of their schooling with good, clean fun.

Church Responds to Questions Regarding Upcoming TLC Program

Official Statement — 8 January 2015

A new program on the TLC cable channel to air later this month, titled "My Husband's Not Gay," has generated significant news media coverage this week.

Young Mormons Serve Their Community and Third World Countries

News Release — 5 January 2015

Young Single Adult (YSA) Church members (ages 18 to 30) from the Brisbane area -- from the Gold Coast in the South to the Sunshine Coast in the North -- recently gave up their usual weekend activities to do service for those in need.

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