Caritas in NZ benefits from Mormon film

Catholic justice peace and development agency Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has been the beneficiary of proceeds from a documentary about Mormons.

Movie-goers who saw “Meet the Mormons” were invited to make a gold coin donation for Caritas.

Proceeds were handed over to Catholic Church representatives at a Latter Day Saints facility in Manukau on February 24.

The film was intended to explain who the Mormons are, not to proselytise.

Elder S. Gifford Nielsen said: “The relationship with our friends from the Catholic Church is getting stronger.”

Caritas chief executive Julianne Hickey said: “This experience has enhanced my understanding of what we share and what we have in common.”

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