News Release

Latter-day Saints Host Australia and New Zealand Delegates to the World Congress of Families

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had the privilege of hosting delegates from Australia and New Zealand to the World Congress of Families IX held in Salt Lake City, 27-30 October.  

Delegates visited the Church Humanitarian Centre, Temple Square, and The Conference Centre.  They also learned about FamilySearch and the Church’s other resources for family history research. 

Church hosts and delegates shared their common interests and passions about strengthening marriage and the family. 

Delegates who toured the Church sites included: Warwick Marsh, founder of Dads4Kids: Fatherhood FoundationMr. Tio Faulkner, CEO of Marriage AllianceMrs. Babette Francis, Coordinator of Endeavor ForumAlan Baker, Treasurer,  Australian Marriage ForumPhil Baker, former Western Australia Director of Public Affairs for the Church.

Latter-day Saint apostle, Elder M. Russell Ballard, was among the speakers at the event. Read more about his remarks here.

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