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While standing on the Liverpool docks, President Ballard and Elder Cook reflect on how women helped hold the Church together through World War II.

Church leaders share love and counsel for missionaries who are training to fulfill their assignments around the world.

New Area Seventies sustained with 50 identified for release on or before Aug. 1.

Elder Soares taught, interacted and worshipped with congregations in Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji March 10-19

Highlights of the April 2023 World Report include the rededication of the Hamilton New Zealand Temple and Elder Holland’s visit to Ukrainian refugees.

Sister Michelle D. Craig, Sister Amy A. Wright, and Sister J. Anette Dennis visited children, youth and women in Puebla.

Here are 9 stories that the Church News published the week of March 19-25.

President Nelson and counselors President Oaks and President Eyring invite all to ponder the “glorious promise” of the Savior’s Resurrection in their 2023 Easter message published in the April Liahona.

At the John Benbow farm in England with President Ballard and Elder Cook, Elder Holland points out how the early Apostles’ missions helped the Church.

Elder Soares and Prime Minister of Tonga Siaosi Sovaleni presented each other gifts and discussed collaboration in humanitarian aid, education.

“Everybody that you love will be blessed because you are serving as an emissary of Jesus Christ,” Elder Cook promises missionaries.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of March 12-18.

While ministering in Cape Verde, Latvia, Lithuania and England, Sister Tracy Y. Browning and Sister Rebecca L. Craven invited all to come unto Christ.

“In what ways has your life been blessed by being a part of this worldwide sisterhood?” asks President Johnson.

President M. Russell Ballard shares how serving as a young missionary in England and sharing the gospel helped solidify his testimony.

President M. Russell Ballard and Elder Quentin L. Cook visit New York City and Washington, D.C., ask leaders and missionaries to focus on people.

The Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College in Atlanta is awarding President Nelson the Gandhi-King-Mandela Peace Prize at a ceremony in April.

Sister Craig told Ensign College students that waiting is a time to grow faith.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife, Sister Susan Gong, shared a message about temple and family history work at an “After-Party” for young adults at RootsTech.

Elder and Sister Andersen complete a 9-day ministry visit to Brazil, returning to the land and people they love and speaking to members, missionaries and government leaders.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of March 5-11.

“This is an effort to go beyond our members to address the needs, the humanitarian needs, of the world’s children, and we found them. It was glorious,” said President Johnson.

Born March 11, 1964, President Cordon has served as Young Women general president since April 2018

Elder Gong talks about ancestral lands, accepting ordinances and other answers about temple and family history work.

“When we say we’re going to the temple, we’re actually going to be closer to the Lord. The temple is the place, but the purpose is the Lord,” Elder Gong says.

At the heart of Elder Andersen’s interactions and the most powerful expressions were the Apostle’s teachings and testimonies of the Savior Jesus Christ.

The eight-day ministry of Elder David A. Bednar and his wife, Sister Susan Bednar, in the Philippines included teaching with leaders, members, missionaries and temple workers.

During meetings in Accra, Elder Christofferson spoke of the two great commandments and having an eternal perspective.

President Johnson and President Cordon share a video from Kenya, Sister Yee speaks to single sisters and Sister Craig and Sister Wright share about women who have been examples to them.

“The message has been powerful, and it’s of joy. They have joy regardless of their circumstance. They are finding joy in the gospel of Jesus Christ,” President Cordon said.