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Elder Ian S. Ardern, Pacific Area President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accompanied by his wife, Sister Paula Ardern, met with Cardinal John Dew, the Catholic Archbishop of Wellington, in Wellington on 17 December 2020.
First Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency, Elder K. Brett Nattress, and his wife, Sister Shawna Nattress, accompanied Elder and Sister Ardern.
Note: Those pictured in the images are not socially distanced as the community spread of COVID-19 has been eliminated as of this publishing date in New Zealand.
The meeting took place in the Wellington Catholic Centre just a short distance from New Zealand’s Parliament buildings.
On behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Ardern and Elder Nattress presented to Cardinal Dew a donation to the Catholic Church to assist in its work to alleviate suffering and strengthen families and individuals experiencing challenges in their lives.
The donation was made possible due to the charitable donations of members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world to the Church’s humanitarian fund.
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