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Mormon apostle to pray in US Senate, attend Library of Congress event

By Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Nov 20th, 2016 @ 10:34am


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SALT LAKE CITY — Elder D. Todd Christofferson will give the morning prayer in the U.S. Senate and attend a Library of Congress event honoring the Book of Mormon next month.

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, arranged for Elder Christofferson, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, to pray in the Senate on Dec. 7.

As president pro tempore, Hatch is responsible for presiding over the Senate.

Hatch also will host Elder Christofferson at the Library of Congress at an event recognizing the inclusion of the Book of Mormon in the "America Reads” exhibit.

Elder Christofferson will speak about the importance of the Book of Mormon in the lives of Americans.

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