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Tasmanian Student Commemorates 100 Years of Anzac History

News Release — 23 April 2015

Fifteen year old Jacoba Sayers from Rose Bay High School and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is having the unique experience of walking in the footsteps of fallen soldiers during the centenary of ANZAC after winning the 2014-15 Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize (FMMP).

Poppies Knit with Love for The ANZAC 100th Anniversary

News Release — 23 April 2015

Women from the Hobart Australia Stake (diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints do their part to commemorate the ANZAC 100th Anniversary. They knitted 218 poppies which will be attached to sticks to be planted in lawns at The Avenue of Honour at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne. 

Religious Freedom and Fairness for All

Commentary — 20 April 2015

A diverse coalition of faith communities, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court to lend its voice on the coming same-sex marriage case. This article explains why the Church has joined the brief.

Mormons Celebrate 'Family Home Evening' 100th Anniversary

News Release — 20 April 2015

On 27 April members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the faith's "Family Home Evening" program. On this date in 1915 members of the Church's senior governing body, the First Presidency, signed a letter that went to Latter-day Saints around the world, encouraging the practice of holding a weekly family night.

World Report 2015

News Release — 16 April 2015

The World Report is a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).

Papua New Guinean Ambassador Speaks at Brigham Young University

News Release — 16 April 2015

"His Excellency Rupa Abraham Mulina, Ambassador of Papua New Guinea to the United States, Canada and Mexico, visited Brigham Young University recently," according to a BYU press release.

Resilience and Cooperation Characterise Cyclone Recovery Efforts

News Release — 14 April 2015

“No one is waiting for help. They are helping each other,” Hans Sorensen said of the people of Vanuatu — or Ni-Vanuatu — as they recover, rebuild and replant after Cyclone Pam.

"Because He Lives" Initiative Spreads Easter Message to Millions

News Release — 14 April 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' latest initiative to spread hope through the teachings of Jesus Christ saw significant success this Easter. The "Because He Lives" Easter video (which focused on the possibilities for all mankind thanks to Christ's resurrection from the dead) has been viewed nearly 30 million times.

Truth in Journalism

Commentary — 10 April 2015

While television current affairs programs often perform a community service by unveiling unethical and criminal behaviour, sometimes innocent bystanders get caught up in the web of accusation. The result is that truth is a casualty of the process.  The Church responds to comments made on Channel Nine's "A Current Affair" on Thursday 9th April.

In Post-Storm Vanuatu, Mormons Quick to Rebuild

News Release — 9 April 2015

It wasn't long after Cyclone Pam ripped through Vanuatu (an island nation roughly 1,000 miles northeast of Australia) on March 13, 2015, that you could find local leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hard at work, rebuilding homes. 

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