Religion: The Ninth Prophet

The President, Prophet, Seer, Revelator and Trustee-in-Trust of the Mormons —as the ''peculiar people" call their lead—is the living oracle of God to whom Lord reveals whatever is necessary for the conduct of the church." Last week in Salt Lake City, nearly 500 business and civic leaders, representing Judaism and a dozen Christian churches, gathered at a testimonial banquet honoring the ninth man in Mormon history to be in direct communication with God. He David Oman McKay, 89, a kindly ascetic who has presided over the most astonishing decade of growth that the...

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