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Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites | 17 August pulls stories from the international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

United Kingdom: The British Pageant Concludes on a Positive Note
Three members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were in the audience for the final performance of the British Pageant.

The British Pageant

Elders Russell M. Nelson, M. Russell Ballard and Jeffrey R. Holland watched as hundreds of actors, choir and stage crew told the inspiring story of how the Mormon Church began in the British Isles.

Read more about the apostles’ visit on the United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom website.

Brazil: Church Sponsors Neonatal Resuscitation Training
Humanitarian Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints partnered with the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics earlier this month to instruct health professionals in neonatal resuscitation techniques.

Brazil Neonatal

The course was taught to about 330 health professionals, including pediatricians, nurses and midwives in various cities of the two states of Maceio and Aracaju, on the eastern coast of Brazil.

Go to the Brazil Mormon Newsroom website to see how extensive the program is throughout the world.

Venezuela: Low-Income Women Receive Pre-natal Assistance

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A “Super Baby Shower” was hosted recently by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for low-income women expecting babies in several Venezuela towns.

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The Church’s Relief Society organization provided music, games, awards, refreshments and gifts for the women in the comfortable atmosphere of the local meetinghouse.

On the Venezuela Mormon Newsroom website, learn how the Relief Society women are trying to follow the teachings and examples of Jesus Christ by helping those in need.

Russia: Mormon Helping Hands Make a Difference in Russia

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A Russian photo essay depicts the efforts of many Latter-day Saints cleaning around a school and nearby Lake Kiowa in Lobnya in the Moscow region. The effort was sponsored by the Church’s Mormon Helping Hands.

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Look at the photographs on the Russia Mormon Newsroom website.

Bolivia: Church Opens New Facility for Religious Education

Bolivia Institute Religion building

A newly constructed building for religious education for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has opened in Bolivia. The facility, which is called an institute of religion, is located in La Paz and will accommodate more than 500 young people between the ages of 18 and 30.

Bolivia Institute Religion

The Church places a high priority on reading and studying the holy scriptures to understand the gospel of Jesus Christ and how to apply the Savior’s teachings to serve others.

A formal ceremony was held to open the facility. Read about it on the Bolivia Mormon Newsroom.

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