Courtesy Caribbean Area
President Russell M. Nelson greets little boy following Sept. 1, 2018, member devotional in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Elder Dale G. Renlund is at left.

SANTO DOMINGO — “Con su permiso, quisiera hablar en español.”

A simple phrase, translated: “With your permission, I would like to speak in Spanish.”

But when uttered by President Russell M. Nelson on Sept. 1 to a standing-room only audience of Dominican Latter-day Saints, those words assumed unexpected, even historic significance.

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