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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.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife Sister Wendy Nelson hug their grandson Elder Nicholas Nelson, a missionary serving in the Uruguay Montevideo Mission,  prior to a missionary meeting in Montevideo, Uraguay on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.
See 37 of the best photos from the Chile temple dedication Photos from the dedication of the Concepcion Chile Temple show the joy of members in South America as the doors to another house of the Lord are opened to them.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Lesa Stevenson, stand with other leaders near the temple in Concepcion, Chile, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
Here's the dedicatory prayer for the Concepcion Chile Temple Following is the text of the dedicatory prayer of the Concepción Chile Temple offered by President Russell M. Nelson on Sunday, Oct. 28.
The LDS Concepcion Chile Temple in Concepcion, Chile on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
'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."
Attendees line up prior to one of the day's three dedication services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Concepcion Chile Temple in Concepcion, Chile, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
Watch: 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.
Sergio Rubin, left, speaks with President Russell M. Nelson.
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.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints waves to attendees after a youth devotional in Concepcion, Chile, on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
'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.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds Pierina Risso, age 3, while meeting with her four-generation Latter-day Saint family in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.
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.
President Nelson speaks to Latter-day Saints in Peru during a devotional
The unforgettable impact of President Nelson's visit in Paraguay From missionaries to children to young adults, President Nelson had many memorable moments with Latter-day Saints in Paraguay.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, hug children after a devotional in Asuncion, Paraguay, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
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.
Left to right, Elder Gary E. Stevenson; President Russell M. Nelson; Peru President Martín Vizcarra; Vizcarra's personal secretary; Elder Enrique R. Falabella; Guillermo Estrugo; and Mark Woodruff, President Nelson's personal secretary, meet in Peru's presidential palace in Lima, Peru, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.
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.
President R. Spence Ellsworth of the Peru Missionary Training Center and his wife, Sister Laurie Ellsworth, look over the dedicatory prayer by President Russell Nelson displayed at the training center in Lima, Peru on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.