Complete coverage of the World Congress of Families

The World Congress of Families was held in Amsterdam from August 10-12, 2009. Representing the Church was Elder Russell M. Nelson, his wife Wendy Watson Nelson, and Sheri L. Dew. I’ve collected all the news stories and information (including video!) you might find interesting about the conference and linked to them below. Check it out:

General news on the conference:

LDS.org Newsroom press release: Elder Russell M. Nelson Addresses International Conference on Families Church News: World Congress of Families V convenes in the Netherlands

Mormon Times: Overview from Mormon Times

Catholic News Agency: Speakers at World Congress of Families decry anti-family ‘cultural imperialism’

Catholic News Agency: Anti-Christian vandals target World Congress of Families meeting

World Congress of Families v: Declaration of Amsterdam

Elder Nelson:

Church News: Children matter to families and nations alike: Details on Elder Nelson's speech

Church News: The Family: The Hope for the Future of Nations (complete text of Elder Nelson's talk)

Wendy Watson Nelson:

Church News: 'Not even once' A family-friendly principle: Details on Wendy Watson Nelson's speech

Church News: Not Even Once! (complete text of Wendy Watson Nelson's talk)

Sheri L. Dew:

Church News: 'Resurgence of moral virtue' is necessary: Details on Sheri Dew's speech

Church News: The Power of Virtue (complete text of Sheri Dew's talk)


Watch the video of Elder Nelson and Wendy Watson Nelson's talk (scroll to 1:26:50 to see Sheri Dew introduce Sister and Elder Nelson. Wendy Watson Nelson speaks first, then Elder Russell M. Nelson.)

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