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Church joins other faiths to protect marriage

The LDS Church joined a diversity of faiths this week in signing "The Protection of Marriage: A Shared Commitment," an open letter affirming a commitment to preserve marriage as the union between one man and one woman.

Released Monday in the nation's capitol, the document bore 26 signatures of leaders representing a wide range of major religions and faith communities in the United States, from Catholic to Jewish, from Anglican to Lutheran, from Pentecostal to Evangelical, and from Sikh to Southern Baptist.

Signing on behalf of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was Presiding Bishop H. David Burton.

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