LDS Church, Glenn Beck, Mitt Romney oppose Quran burning

While the leader of a small Florida church espousing anti-Islam philosophy says he's determined to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11, various religious, government and military officials are decrying the event in hopes it will be called off.

Voices from the White House to the Vatican and from U.S. Gen. David Patraeus to actress Angelina Jolie have voiced their protest of Pastor Terry Jones' planned event.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

"A key tenet of our faith is to accord everyone the freedom to worship as they choose. It is regrettable that anyone would regard the burning of any scriptural text as a legitimate form of protest or disagreement."

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