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Church Releases Statement of Support After Christchurch Shootings

Church Releases Statement on Christchurch Shootings

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 …

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LDS Church Releases Statement on Charlottesville

LDS Church Releases Statement on Charlottesville

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Photo by Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty  UPDATE: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The Church has released the following statement: It has been called to our attention that there are some among the various pro-white and white supremacy communities who assert that the Church is neutral toward or in support of their views. Nothing could be …

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LDS Church Releases Statement After London Bridge Attack

LDS Church Releases Statement After London Bridge Attack

Featured Image | Toby Melville/Reuters  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement following the London Bridge attack. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by Saturday evening’s harrowing attack at London Bridge. We hope and pray that through the love and mercy of God, all those suffering will be comforted and strengthened in …

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LDS Celebs React to Manchester Bombing, Offer Condolences

LDS Celebs React to Manchester Bombing, Offer Condolences

Since Monday night, the world has mourned with Manchester, England, as they face the devastating effects of a suicide bomber that has left 22 dead and 59 others injured. Popular LDS celebrities shared in mourning on social media. The Church also released an official statement. You can read it here.   I’m just stunned and sad for the tragedy at …

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LDS Church Expresses Condolences to Victims of Manchester Explosion

LDS Church Expressed Condolences to Victims of Manchester Explosion

Featured Image by Rex Features via Associated Press In an official statement published on mormonnewsroom.org.uk, Elder Patrick Kearon expressed condolences on behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Kearon acts as the Europe Area President of the Church. He said: “Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we hear of the devastating violence in Manchester, where …

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Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Kurt and Melissa Cochran, a Utah couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a European vacation, were in London this week visiting Melissa’s parents, who are serving as temple missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When a man ran a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge in what is being speculated as …

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Last Missionary Released After Brussels Bombings

On a post from Elder Richard Norby’s Facebook page, his family proudly announced that he had been released from the University of Utah hospital. Elder Norby sustained serious, but non life threatening injuries in the March 22, 2016 bomings in the Brussels airport. Elder Norby was the last missionary injured in the Brussels bombings has been released from the hospital. His …

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Injured LDS Missionaries Return to United States + OTHER UPDATES

First Injured LDS Missionary Returns to United States + OTHER UPDATES

News Release from Mormon Newsroom. Two of the four missionaries badly injured in the Brussels bombings last week are back in the United States and will be released from missionary service, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said today. The pair — Elder Mason Wells and Elder Joseph Empey, both from Utah — have returned to the United …

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Official Statements from Injured LDS Missionaries in Brussels Released

Official Statements from Injured LDS Missionaries in Brussels Released

New Release from Mormon Newsroom In response to the high volume of media requests, the Church is providing statements from the families of three of the missionaries affected by the explosions Tuesday in Belgium. Wells Family Statement: We are grateful that our son, Elder Mason Wells, survived the attack and is receiving quality medical care. We have spoken to him …

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Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Photo by Pavel Ohal UPDATE 10:12 PM MDT: The mission president for the Paris France Mission has shared a short online video expressing how the missionaries are doing and their thoughts to Belgium. Watch it here. UPDATE 12:32 PM MDT: The Empey family has released a short statement on Facebook.   UPDATE: 12:00 PM MDT: The Church …

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