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Church Leaders in Canada Release Statement After Shootings at Quebec Mosque


Canadian Church leaders released a statement Monday following the devasting shooting at the Quebec City mosque. 

The shooting happened Sunday night, leaving six people dead and seriously injuring five others, according to

In a statement, four Church leaders in Canada expressed their "sorrow and condemnation" for the shooting, according to Mormon Newsroom

We express our deep sorrow and condemnation for the tragic shooting of our brothers in worship at the Quebec City mosque last evening. Central to the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that God is Father to all inhabitants of the earth and that He loves each of us deeply. We are His children.
We offer our prayers in support of those most directly impacted by this senseless and unjustifiable act. We further invite all to reach out in faith and tolerance and love to our brothers and sisters of other beliefs. We are indeed all God's children.

The statement was signed by Elder Alain Allard, North America Northeast Area; Elder Michael Murray, North America Northwest Area; Elder Lawrence Spackman, North America Central Area; and Elder James Evanson, North America Central Area. 

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