Cambodia is young. The median age is 25, the same number of years The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been operating in the country.
That faith’s leader, President Russell M. Nelson, has been an apostle a decade longer than that, but while he has visited more than 130 nations he had never reached Cambodia.
When he arrived here on Tuesday, he found a growing church in the middle of a Buddhist nation, then sent a jolt through a meeting of almost 3,000 church members by unveiling an artist’s rendering of the planned Phnom Penh Cambodia Temple and announcing its location.
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