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CNN: Diversity Reflected in Church's Congregations

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Eric Marrapodi, co-editor of CNN’s Belief Blog, has penned an insightful piece that highlights the growing diversity of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). He had this observation after visiting a congregation during a Sunday worship service:

On this Sunday, the Sacrament — what Mormons call the remembrance of the Last Supper and what other Christians call Communion — is said in French, a nod to the area's burgeoning West African population.

It is not a special multicultural celebration Sunday. For this growing Mormon congregation in northeast Washington [D.C.], it's just another weekend.

Read Marrapodi’s entire article at CNN Belief Blog.

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