LDS Church: Missionaries safe after 8.2-magnitude earthquake in Chile

Posted at 2:50 PM, Apr 02, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY – Officials with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Wednesday that they have been able to contact and confirm the safety of all of their missionaries serving in Chile, which has experienced an 8.2-magnitude earthquake that has killed at least six people.

LDS Church Spokesman Cody Craynor released the following statement:

“All missionaries serving in Chile have been contacted and are safe.”

According to the LDS Church’s news website, there are nine missions in Chile and 622 congregations.