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Church Releases Statement of Support After Christchurch Shootings

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In response to yesterday’s mass shootings in two Christchurch mosques, the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today issued the following statement of love and support:

We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of so many lives as a result of yesterday’s senseless attacks in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Our prayers are with the families of the deceased, the injured, and all others impacted by this tragedy. We also pray for all New Zealanders and our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world.

Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Elder O. Vincent Haleck
Elder Ian S. Ardern
Elder K. Brett Nattress

At least 49 people were killed and another 42 injured in a hate-terror attack targeting Muslim mosques by unidentified male shooters. One male in his late 20s has been charged with murder and another two have been arrested and remain in custody.

Lead Photo | MARTY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images
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