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LDS Church Donates to Help Iraq's Fleeing Christians

The LDS Church this week authorized $100,000 in goods to be sent to northern Iraq to aid Christians escaping the military assault of the radical Islamic State group, a church official said Friday.

The funds will be used to "buy oil, beans, rice and bedding," Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities, told hundreds of Mormon apologists meeting at the 16th annual FairMormon Conference in Provo.

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