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Church in Ghana Develops a New Family History Program for Youth

"Know Your Grandparents"

In Africa, people interested in genealogy depend mostly on living memory and oral histories to find the names of their ancestors. A new program, Know Your Grandparents, designed for young people in Ghana is now teaching them how to create a family history account and fill in their ancestral names online. 

 
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Apostle Calls for Uplifting Social Media Messages to Sweep the Earth

Elder Bednar also announces new Church feature file, 'Meet the Mormons'

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, called for Mormons to use social media to “sweep the earth” with authentic and uplifting messages.

 
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Friendly Competitions Strengthen Interfaith Relationships in Ghana

Fostering an environment of unity among a number of religious affiliations, two sporting events in Ghana recently brought young people together in an effort to build strong and cohesive faith communities.

 
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Church Has Brought Many Blessings to Ghana

Recently, Mormon Newsroom visited one of the most accomplished Latter-day Saints in Ghana, Dr. Emmanuel Abu Kissi, a renowned medical practitioner, former lecturer at the University of Ghana Medical School, prominent Church leader and distinguished author. After working as a general surgeon at Korle-Bu Hospital, Kissi and his wife Elizabeth, who is a nurse/midwife, established Deseret Hospital, a medical clinic in Accra.

 
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Apostle Calls for Uplifting Social Media Messages to Sweep the Earth

Apostle Calls for Uplifting Social Media Messages to Sweep the Earth

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, called for Mormons to use social media to “sweep the earth” with authentic and uplifting messages.

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Latter-day Saints in Ghana Donate Blood to Local Hospital

Latter-day Saints in Ghana Donate Blood to Local Hospital

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, spent Republic Day (July 1st) donating blood to the Effia Nkwanta Regional hospital blood bank.

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Friendly Competitions Strengthen Interfaith Relationships in Ghana

Friendly Competitions Strengthen Interfaith Relationships in Ghana

Fostering an environment of unity among a number of religious affiliations, two sporting events in Ghana recently brought young people together in an effort to build strong and cohesive faith communities.

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Church Has Brought Many Blessings to Ghana

Church Has Brought Many Blessings to Ghana

Recently, Mormon Newsroom visited one of the most accomplished Latter-day Saints in Ghana, Dr. Emmanuel Abu Kissi, a renowned medical practitioner, former lecturer at the University of Ghana Medical School, prominent Church leader and distinguished author. After working as a general surgeon at Korle-Bu Hospital, Kissi and his wife Elizabeth, who is a nurse/midwife, established Deseret Hospital, a medical clinic in Accra.

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Leaders Come Together for Law and Religion Conference

Leaders Come Together for Law and Religion Conference

The Second Conference on Law and Religion in Africa took place at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Some 60 scholars, legal professionals, and religious leaders from 15 countries participated in the meetings.

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