World Briefs

“World Briefs,” Liahona, June 2009, N7

World Briefs

Three New Triples Now Online

LDS.org now includes the triple combination of the scriptures in Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish. The Church has published the triple combination in 38 languages, and 12 of those languages are now online: Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish. To access the scriptures online, go to scriptures.lds.org and select your language from the upper right corner.

Faiths Join in Concert in Salt Lake Tabernacle

More than 15 faith groups, including the Jewish, Muslim, Catholic, Buddhist, Greek Orthodox, and Hindu faiths, joined in sharing their common beliefs during an Interfaith Musical Tribute hosted by the Church at the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square on February 9, 2009. The concert was part of the seventh annual weeklong interfaith celebration sponsored by the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable.

LDS Business College Appoints New President

John L. (Larry) Richards has been appointed as the new president of LDS Business College. Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles made the announcement on behalf of the LDS Business College Board of Trustees. Brother Richards succeeds Stephen K. Woodhouse, who is retiring from LDS Business College after serving as a member of the faculty since 1989 and as president since 1992.