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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

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Missionaries Serving in Some Missions No Longer Required to Wear Suit Coats
To reduce the financial burden on missionaries and their families, elders who are called to serve in missions identified by the Church as having hot climates will no longer be required to purchase or wear suit coats. 
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Episcopalian Convention Includes Hands-On Interfaith Service Project at Welfare Square
Episcopalians joined Mormons at Welfare Square in Salt Lake City for an interfaith service project Monday to prepare and package food for local families in need.
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BYU to Host Religious Freedom Conference in July
Brigham Young University will host a conference on religious freedom next week for lawyers, students and the public to get an update on challenges in the United States and around the world. The 2015 Religious Freedom Annual Review is scheduled on the Provo, Utah, campus for July 6 – 8, 2015. This year’s theme is “Fairness for All.”