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Bishop Waddell Gives Comfort Following Massive Earthquake in Ecuador

Bishop Waddell Gives Comfort Following Massive Earthquake in Ecuador

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “It looks like a war zone,” said Bishop W. Christopher Waddell, second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, after looking at the effects of a recent earthquake in Ecuador. The 7.8-magnitude quake hit the region on April 16, killing more than an estimated 650 people and injuring …

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UPDATE: Mormon Relief Efforts in Ecuador, Japan After Earthquakes

UPDATE: Mormon Relief Efforts in Ecuador, Japan After Earthquakes

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Humanitarian relief efforts by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are under way in earthquake zones in Ecuador and Japan. Food, water and other necessities are being provided to communities in the impacted regions in South America and Asia. Some Church meetinghouses are also being used for temporary shelter. A powerful 7.8-magnitude quake …

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All LDS Missionaries Safe After Devastating Ecuador Earthquake

All LDS Missionaries Safe After Devastating Ecuador Earthquake

On Saturday evening, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the South American country of Ecuador. The largest quake in the region since 1979,  thousands have been left homeless and the death toll has almost surpassed 300. A statement released by LDS Church spokeswoman Kristen Howey  as reported by KSL has confirmed all LDS missionaries serving in Ecuador are safe. “We are grateful …

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