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Elder David A. Bednar visits members and Church leaders in Africa

Strengthening Faith and Testimonies

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is visiting members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a trip that includes stops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa and Kenya.

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Elder Bednar, who is accompanied by his wife, Sister Susan Bednar, hosted devotionals for missionaries and young single adults. He also addressed a special Priesthood meeting and a multi-stake conference in Kinshasa.

Elder Bednar also took the opportunity to visit some of the Church's humanitarian projects.  

Also accompanying Elder Bednar, are Elder Gerrit W. Gong, a member of the Presidency of the Seventy, and Bishop W. Christopher Waddell, second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric. Elder Bednar also visited the construction site of the Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of The Congo Temple.

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