Church Transferring 152 Missionaries out of Venezuela

  • 17 March 2014

Missionaries serving in Venezuela gather to hear Elder Quentin L. Cook speak during his visit to the country in August of 2013.  Photo by James Dalrymple.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following updated statement on the status of missionaries in Venezuela:

“Due to the unrest in Venezuela, the Church is transferring 152 missionaries who are not Venezuelan citizens to other missions in South America. Venezuelan missionaries are in frequent communication with their mission presidents, and every effort is being made to keep them safe.”