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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gives statement amid Ukraine crisis

Feb 25, 2022, 2:34 PM | Updated: 6:54 pm
FILE: The Kyiv Ukraine Temple. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)...
FILE: The Kyiv Ukraine Temple. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY—The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement of their deep concern and prayer for peace amidst the current conflict in Ukraine. The full statement is found below.

“We are heartbroken and deeply concerned by the armed conflict now raging. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has members in each of the affected areas and throughout the world. Our minds and hearts have been turned toward them and all our brothers and sisters.

We continue to pray for peace. We know that enduring peace can be found through Jesus Christ. He can calm and comfort our souls even in the midst of terrible conflicts. He taught us to love God and our neighbors.

We pray that this armed conflict will end quickly, that the controversies will end peacefully and that peace will prevail among nations and within our own hearts. We plead with world leaders to seek for such resolutions and peace.”

 

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gives statement amid Ukraine crisis