Cambodian church members greet President Nelson and learn of new temple site

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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