On April 5, 2020, President Russell M. Nelson introduced a new proclamation, “The Restoration of the Fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ: A Bicentennial Proclamation to the World.”
This isn’t the first proclamation leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have made. In fact, it’s the sixth proclamation. Church News shared some background on the other proclamations:
- Proclamation of the First Presidency to the Saints Scattered Abroad, issued on Jan. 15, 1841.
- Proclamation of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, issued on April 6, 1845.
- Proclamation of the First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles, issued on Oct. 21, 1865, in Salt Lake City.
- Proclamation from the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, issued on April 6, 1980.
- The Family: A Proclamation to the World, issued Sept. 23, 1995, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Learn more about the history and contents of these proclamations at Church News.
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