70 years ago today - Aug 26, 1953

David O. McKay informs Utah's Congressional delegation that he does not want them to help European Mormons to immigrate to the United States. Instead the church president says that they should remain and build the church in their countries. Unlike earlier statements McKay strengthens this appeal by building European temples, the primary motive for moving to Utah.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

No comments:

Post a Comment