1997
Update: International Magazines
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“Update: International Magazines,” Ensign, July 1997, 80

Update: International Magazines

In 1846 Dan Jones, a missionary in Wales, began an LDS Church magazine in Welsh. He published 32 issues of the magazine. In 1851 three more Church magazines began publication separately in Danish, French, and German. By the turn of the century, Swedish and Dutch magazines had been added.

Today Church magazines are published in 23 languages, including English.

1930: 8 languages

1950: 10 languages

1960: 12 languages

1970: 16 languages

1980: 17 languages

1990: 20 languages

31 December 1996: 23 languages