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Adam Fondren, Deseret News
The exterior of the Church Administration Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

SALT LAKE CITY — Children of parents who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender may now be blessed as infants and later baptized as members of The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, according to updates announced on Thursday.

The updates are to 2015 church policies “intended at the time to maintain family harmony but perceived as painful among some supporters of the LGBT community,” according to the Deseret News.

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