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Why a Former Tongan Senior Missionary Still Swims with Sharks at Night

by Katharine Lyon | From the Church Mormon Life

Although he wore a white shirt and missionary name tag by day, 64-year-old senior  missionary Lou...


White House to Honor LDS Artist as a "Champion of Change"

by American Bazaar | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Among the 10 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders the White House will recognize as "Champions of Change" ...


Prime Minister Impressed with LDS Classic "Jesus the Christ," Reads It Twice

by LDS Church News | Mormon Life

Elder D. Todd Christofferson recently returned from a historic trip to the Pacific. While visiting the Solo...


Mormons Celebrate 170th Anniversary of the Church in the South Pacific

by Newsroom Blog | News from Utah

This weekend [23-24 May] members and guests of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Mormons] in...


General Authorities Witness Legacy of Faith in the Pacific

by LDS Church News | Everything Else

The Church’s rich past in the Pacific Islands may surprise all but the most astute students of Mormon histo...


Cyclone Ian and Lessons from the People of Tonga

by Deseret News | Everything Else

I suspect that all the advance warning in the world cannot prepare someone for the experience of being in t...


Twin brothers serve as LDS missionary companions in Marshall Islands

by Newsroom Blog | Everything Else

Among the 65,000 Mormon missionaries worldwide, who all work in pairs, one companionship has the unique dis...


'They Are Firing at Us': A mission president's experience in World War II

by Keepapitchinin | Everything Else

Wilford Woodruff Emery (1889-1954) was president of Samoan Mission at the outbreak of World War II. He wrot...


Mormon Maori Prophecies and Apostasy

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

I must admit, before my trip to New Zealand over the holidays I had never heard of the Mormon Maori prophec...

I’m Bored: Responses to Mormonism in the Pacific

by Juvenile Instructor | Best of LDS Blogs

This week, I am traveling throughout New Zealand and Tahiti, partially as a vacation and partially as an in...