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South Pacific News Media Report on LDS General Conference

Pacific news media including the Samoa Observer and Fiji Sun reported in the last few days on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' annual general conference.

President Russell M. Nelson was sustained as prophet, seer, revelator and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a solemn assembly of Church members worldwide on March 31, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

President Dallin H. Oaks was sustained as first counselor and President Henry B. Eyring as second counselor in the First Presidency — the Church’s highest governing body.


The new First Presidency was named and introduced to the media on January 16, but the Saturday morning session of the Church’s annual general conference, originating from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, was the first opportunity for the entire membership of the Church to formally sustain their new leadership.

Read more in the Fiji Sun and Samoa Observer.

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