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Religious Freedom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believes in the importance of defending and preserving religious freedom throughout the world. Significant speeches given by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints address the Church’s position on religious freedom:

Religious Freedom
Elder Dallin H. Oaks 
Brigham Young University-Idaho
13 October 2009
Full text of speech
News release

The Threatened Demise of Religion in the Public Square
Elder Lance B. Wickman
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
11 February 2010
Full text of speech

We Are All Enlisted
Elder Russell M. Nelson
To the Young Adults of the Boston and Hingham Stakes
10 June 2010
Excerpts from speech

His Eminence Francis Cardinal George of the Catholic Church also addressed the subject of religious freedom during a speech at Brigham Young University:

Catholics and Latter-day Saints: Partners in the Defense of Religious Freedom
Cardinal Francis George
Brigham Young University
23 February 2010
Full text of speech (.pdf file)
News release

 

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