First Presidency Expresses Love, Support for French People: French flags flown on Church buildings around Temple Square

First Presidency Expresses Love, Support for French People: French flags flown on Church buildings around Temple Square

News Release

Saturday, November 14, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement regarding the attacks in Paris:

"With people around the world, we mourn today as we consider the horrific tragedies that have occurred in Paris. We pray for those affected, for their families and loved ones, for the leaders of nations and most especially for the people of France as they struggle to recover from the violence and loss they are feeling so deeply. We have directed that flags on Temple Square be flown at half staff, and that the French flag be flown here as an expression of our love and support for them. In these hours of uncertainty and despair, we ask members of the Church everywhere to join with us in our prayer that the peace of the Savior Jesus Christ will provide comfort, healing, understanding and hope."

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