From the Church

Church Releases Statement on Florida Shooting


On February 15, the Church released the following statement regarding the Florida shooting that took the lives of 17 people, including an LDS teen Alaina Petty (read the family's statement here).

"Once again we find ourselves as a nation and as communities faced with a tragic loss of life and incomprehensible sorrow following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Among the many injured or killed were two members of our faith. To all of the victims and their loved ones, we extend our love. These are hours filled with grief, emptiness and a terrible sense of loss. We unite our prayers with millions of others who are mourning and praying for them."

► Related: Family of LDS Teen Slain in Florida Shooting Releases Statement, Testifies of Eternal Families and God's Love

► Related: LDS Teen Slain, Another Injured After Florida Shooting Kills 17

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