Church News: About the cover

Sveinbjorg Gudmundsdottir, the first native Icelander to be baptized after the resumption of missionary work in Iceland in 1975, stands on a rise overlooking the Parliament Plain, where the Icelandic Commonwealth - and Europe's oldest parliament - was established in 930 A.D.

For a glimpse into the modern history of the Church in this Nordic island nation, see page 6.

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