mormons-and-china is a new website for people from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) who have joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while living in other nations of the world.

The site includes frequently-asked questions and basic information for PRC Chinese members returning to China, such as who to contact for information, attending Sunday Church meetings, and encouragement to observe relevant Chinese laws. The site also includes online resources in simplified Chinese, such as First Presidency and Visiting Teaching Messages, general conference, the Liahona, videos, and other Church publications.

In order to observe Chinese laws and directions on religious activities, the Church is blocking access to this website so it cannot be viewed in China. The new website explains that Church members should not mail religious materials to China or carry scriptures or other Church materials into China beyond a copy for personal use. Latter-day Saints should not discuss religion or the Church while traveling in China.

Learn more in the article “New Church Website Will Help Chinese Nationals, Church Leaders Around the World.”

In the video below, apostle Dallin H. Oaks explains the purpose and scope of the website, including a statement that the Church has no proselytizing missionaries in the People’s Republic of China, nor does it have any plans to send missionaries or to engage in proselytizing activities in China. Furthermore, this new site is in no way related to the recent Church announcement lowering the age of eligibility for full-time missionary service.

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