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Welcome To Public Affairs

Welcome to the wonderful world of Public Affairs. Though you won’t find the words Public Affairs in the scriptures, the principles of building good will and creating lasting friendships have been critically important to the Church from the beginning. The Church has public affairs directors in every corner of the globe. These seasoned men and women help priesthood leaders build the relationships with community, government, and faith leaders that allow us to pursue the mission of the Church. From working with government leaders for approvals on a new building, to fostering respectful interfaith dialog and answering questions from the media, public affairs forms a vital bridge between our congregations and the communities they call home.

From the Newsroom

President Boyd K. Packer Dies At Age 90
Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015 from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old.
VIDEO: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Draws Large Crowds During East Coast Tour
Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are on the road this week for a series of concerts on the East Coast. The 2015 Atlantic Coast Tour has included stops in Maryland and New York.
Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | July 2, 2015
This “Getting It Right” includes coverage surrounding the Freedmen's Bureau Project which digitizes 1.5 million images containing African American Civil War-era records and names.