World Briefs

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“World Briefs,” Liahona, July 2008, N7

World Briefs

Site Offers Online Focus on the Savior, a new Web site featuring the Savior, launched to English audiences on February 25, 2008, with plans to be available in additional languages in the future.

Visitors will find information, articles, and multimedia presentations about the Savior, focusing on three main themes: faith in Jesus Christ, His life and ministry, and testimonies of Him.

Visitors to the site will have access to materials such as music or video clips and can find direction to other related sources.

Ruth Faust Dies

Ruth Wright Faust, 86, passed away surrounded by family on February 10, 2008, from causes incident to age, six months after the death of her husband, President James E. Faust (1920–2007), formerly of the First Presidency. The couple married on April 21, 1943, and had 5 children, 25 grandchildren, and 28 great-grandchildren. Sister Faust served in many callings, including ward and stake Relief Society president, and accompanied her husband around the world, coming to love members from many cultures.

Preparedness Pamphlets Available in 33 Languages

All is Safely Gathered In, a pair of pamphlets offering simple messages on family home storage and family finances, is now available in 33 languages. The pamphlets, which can be obtained through local priesthood leaders, are also available online in 24 languages at Click on Family Home Storage or Family Finances on the left side of the page. Then click on Family Home Storage Pamphlet or Family Finances Pamphlet on the right side of the page. Then select the appropriate language.

Church Launches Latvian Country Site

The Church has launched an official Web site for those in Latvia. This site will contain Church news and information specific to Latvia and serve as the official Church Internet presence in the country. The Latvian site brings the total of Church country sites to 63. Each site is offered in the country’s official language and is available through (click on Languages, then on Country Sites).