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Church Leaders Issue Statement “Of Love And Support” After New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Mar 15, 2019, 4:00 PM

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Officials for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said they are “deeply saddened by the tragic loss of so many lives” after the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The statement of support came from the Pacific Area Presidency for the church.

“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.”

The statement is available on the church’s newsroom website. 

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Church Leaders Issue Statement “Of Love And Support” After New Zealand Mosque Shootings