Sorry Mr. President, Utah’s LDS Leaders, Governor Want More Refugees Not Fewer

Nicole Rojas
Dec 4, 2019 - 4:44
Sorry Mr. President, Utah’s LDS Leaders, Governor Want More Refugees Not Fewer

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement of support for refugees, just a month after Utah’s governor urged President Donald Trump to send more refugees to the conservative state. The church’s governing body, the First Presidency, wrote that the Latter-day Saints “feel tremendous joy” in helping people “no matter where they may live in this world.”  “As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are deeply committed to living the two great commandments to love God and love our neighbor,” the church’s leadership wrote. “It is therefore with great concern and compassion...

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