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Celebrating Freedom Around the World

People from all over the world mark a special day during the year wherein they celebrate a national day of commemoration. They honour the establishment of rights, privileges and protection afforded citizens of every belief that safeguard the opportunity to live according to the dictates of their faith.

Religious freedom is at the heart of these most basic and fundamental rights.

Religious freedom

On the Fourth of July, the United States’ holiday, people enjoy parades, fireworks, picnics, flying the flag and relaxing on a day off from work. And while the holiday is all-American, the expressions of love of country are not exclusive to the United States.

One of the articles of faith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) is “We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may.”
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