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Church Statement on Tragedy in Mexico

In response to the tragedy Monday in Mexico that took the lives of many members of the LeBaron family, Eric Hawkins, spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared this statement with media:

English

We are heartbroken to hear of the tragedy that has touched these families in Mexico. Though it is our understanding that they are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, our love, prayers and sympathies are with them as they mourn and remember their loved ones.

Spanish

Nos sentimos desconsolados tras conocer la tragedia que ha afectado a estas familias en México. Aunque entendemos que no son miembros de La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días, nuestro amor, oraciones y compasión están con ellos mientras lloran y recuerdan a sus seres queridos.

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