“Reviewing the past, examining the present, and looking to the future, the welfare program of the Church continues to comfort the widow and orphan, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, visit the sick, and come to the rescue of those who are in need. Its procedures may change to meet a particular need at a given time. However, the fundamental doctrines and purposes of the welfare program remain unchanged…."
— President Thomas S. Monson, "New Policies in Perspective," address given at special session for Regional Representatives and stake presidents, Apr. 1983