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Romney Bid an Opportunity, Challenge for Mormon Church

posted on June 12, 2012

The Salt Lake Tribune’s Thomas Burr reports that the LDS church aims to use Romney’s candidacy as an opportunity to clarify their religion. Michael Purdy, media director for the church, states, “Our primary interest is simply to educate people about the church and to help them understand who we are.” Purdy and other Mormon news organizations respond to inaccuracies in other publications and questions from the public. Burr writes, “The faith’s newsroom website now includes a series, ‘Getting it Right,’ looking at recent news media coverage, commenting on the stories and adding links to doctrine referenced by reporters.”

Read at The Salt Lake Tribune