Watch President Nelson Make History Speaking Spanish in the Dominican Republic

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President Russell M. Nelson in the Dominican Republic
President Nelson in the Dominican Republic.

Have you ever seen a president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints address a congregation in Spanish? That’s because it hasn’t happened before, until now. In happened on September first, in Santo Domingo, with more than 1,600 people in attendance.

The following video was produced by the Dominican Republic’s regional Mormon Newsroom as a summary of President Nelson’s visit, accompanied by Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The majority of the video is in Spanish, but includes some English interviews with both President Nelson and Elder Renlund. Check it out:

President Nelson is able to speak in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, French, and of course, English.

David Snell is a proud member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He's the Founder of The Sunday Pews, and has experience writing for Mormon Newsroom Pacific, KBYU11, Classical 89 Radio, FamilyShare.com and plenty more. He tries not to take himself too seriously and just wants to brighten your day a bit.