This article was originally written for Mormon Newsroom. The following is an excerpt.
Baroness Emma Nicholson addressed 8,000 Brigham Young University students gathered for a university forum Tuesday, September 22, telling them, “I believe profoundly that our whole lives must be committed to embracing the values that ‘the common good’ enshrines.” Nicholson is a member of the UK House of Lords and founder and chair of AMAR, an international charity that helps communities in the Middle East faced with conflict.
Developing a close partnership and “friendship” with LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in recent years is one of Nicholson’s many efforts to partner with others to relieve the suffering of individuals around the world, and particularly in areas of conflict.
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