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New Caledonia Celebrates Church Growth

Before organizing the Church’s first stake in New Caledonia on May 27, 2012, Elder James J. Hamula of the Seventy, Pacific Area President, noted that the day “marks the coming of age of the Church in New Caledonia.”

“Latter-day Saints and all of New Caledonia will be blessed as the gospel of Jesus Christ is taught and embraced by more and more people,” said Elder Hamula.

New Caledonia, a territory of France, is part of Melanesia, an area of the South Pacific stretching from New Guinea to Fiji some 1,500 kilometers (932 miles) east of Australia.

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