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Latter-day Saint Youth in New Zealand Featured in World-wide Online Event

Live chat with Church leaders focused on challenges and questions facing youth.

Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president; and Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president host the fifth #LDSface2face social media forum last week.

Latter-day Saint youth in Auckland and a group of their peers from Argentina were selected from the many gatherings of the Church around the world to connect to the event via a live two-way video feed. 

Other youth groups across the globe connected online using social media platforms.  Participants asked questions of Church leaders and posted comments. 

Carl Murray, one of the Auckland youth, was pleased with the event.

"Issues for our generation were discussed, like preparing to be a full-time missionary and how social media can be used to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ," he said.

"We also learned ways we can fit in - be part of the world - yet still keep our religious and moral standards.

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