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The 50-year Story of New Mexico MTC

In October 2012, President Thomas S. Monson made the groundbreaking announcement of lowered minimum age requirements for missionary service.

One change resulting from this revelation that many outside of Mexico may be unaware of is the transition of Benemerito de las Americas in Mexico City from a large LDS school into a new missionary training center. Barbara E. Morgan, assistant professor of LDS Church history at Brigham Young University, recounted the history of the school at the Mormon History Association meeting June 7.

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