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Posted 09 Jan 2002   For week ended January 4, 2002
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LDS Attempt to Microfilm NZ Records Upsets Maori Leader
A failed proposal to have the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints microfilm about 100 years of New Zealand birth, marriage and death records since 1848 has local Maori officials upset, both because the proposal was even considered, and because the alternative contract led to a fee increase on copies of the genealogical records. Wellington Tenths Trust managing trustee Peter Love condemned the proposal to microfilm records because he said it would lead to Maori ancestors posthumous baptism into the LDS Church.

Major German Newspaper Looks at LDS Missionaries
The Frankfurter Allgemeine, one of Germany's most well-known newspapers, looked at the missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their lives in a long article last week. The newspaper interviewed one LDS missionary and a local member couple, giving its readers a glimpse into missionary work in Germany and into LDS beliefs.


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