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Interview

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

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Church Missionary Department Explains Approach to Zika Virus
In recent weeks, general public concern over the spread of the Zika virus has prompted some questions about the Church’s approach to protect its missionaries. In the following interview, Elder Gregory A. Schwitzer, assistant executive director in the Church’s Missionary Department, discusses the issue.
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Seven Cities Announced for 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European Tour 
Seven cities will be part of the 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European tour. Tickets are available for the performances.
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Dieter F. Uchtdorf of Church’s First Presidency Recounts Childhood Refugee Ordeal
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Church's First Presidency shares his own experience as a child refugee and gives insight to those enduring the current crisis in Europe.