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9/11 messages from LDS leaders offered comfort and peace

September 11, 2012
source: Deseret News

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MR says: In the months and years following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, LDS Church leaders shared several messages of comfort and peace.

Editor's note: This article was originally published last year, on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. As we again reflect on the events of that tragic day, we would like to remind our readers of these messages of comfort from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

On Sept. 11, 2001, countless lives were forever changed when terrorists hijacked and crashed planes into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. Thousands of lives were snuffed out in an instant — passengers and crews on four planes, people in buildings that three of those planes crashed into, rescue workers and others who rushed to their aid and bystanders at the scenes. Within hours of these tragic events, Mormon church leaders responded with a statement that read:

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