South America Tour

Video: The remarkable way a prophecy about the Church in South America is being fulfilled The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has experienced remarkable growth in South America since the continent was dedicated by Elder Melvin J. Ballard on Dec. 25, 1925.
5 countries in 9 days: Here are some favorite moments from President Nelson’s South American ministry tour Over the course of nine days, President Nelson and his traveling party visited members and held devotionals in five countries in South America, concluding with the dedication of the Concepción Chile Temple.
Video: Photographer gives a snapshot of what it’s like following President Nelson on tour Church News photographer Jeffrey Allred talks about what it's like capturing the right moment while traveling with President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the South American ministry tour.
‘We are prophets for the whole world’: President Nelson dedicates Chile temple, talks future of Church “We are witnesses to a process of restoration," said President Russell M. Nelson. "If you think the Church has been fully restored, you are just seeing the beginning. There is much more to come."
Video: After interviewing President Nelson, Pope Francis’ biographer explains why ‘leaders have to get close to the people’ The personal biographer for Pope Francis met with President Russell M. Nelson during the Global Ministry Tour of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
President Nelson speaks in Chile about temple blessings, asks youth to study these 5 topics Hours before dedicating the Concepcion temple — the 18th in South America and the second in Chile — President Russell M. Nelson reinforced his invitation to young people to enlist in the youth battalion and gather Israel.
‘Live, love and choose’: President Nelson looks ahead to the future of the Church in Uruguay The member devotional, held at the Landia Centro de Espectaculos and broadcast across Uruguay, marked the fourth stop on President Nelson’s ministry tour to South America, a historic trip that includes visits to five countries in nine days.
Video: These missionaries traveled 48 hours to meet President Nelson in Paraguay. Watch their reactions here For his third stop on his South American ministry tour, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addressed and met with full-time missionaries in Paraguay.
Video: President Nelson dismissed his interpreter while speaking to Peruvian Latter-day Saints. This is what happened next During his South American ministry tour, President Russell M. Nelson addressed Peruvian Latter-day Saints in their native language of Spanish.
What parents need to know from President Nelson’s address in the world’s highest major metropolis Defying altitude sickness common for visitors to El Alto, Bolivia, President Russell M. Nelson addressed Latter-day Saints in Bolivia on Sunday night, Oct. 21.
President Nelson meets president of Peru, addresses members in their native language President Russell M. Nelson prayed, in Spanish, that Peruvians would find delight in the words of Jesus Christ and apply His teachings every day. “As you do this, you will have joy,” said President Nelson.
President Nelson visits Peru on South American tour. Here’s a look at the MTC he dedicated there 20 years ago President Nelson returned to Peru on Friday, Oct. 19, with plans to address missionaries in the South America Northwest Area and to speak at a devotional that will be broadcast throughout Peru from the Coliseo Mariscal Caceres.