LDS History, Mar 26, 1995

LDS History Chronology /Timeline

-- Mar 26, 1995
[U.S. Religious History] In the encyclical Evangelium Vitae, Pope John Paul II ordered all Catholic voters, judges, and legislators to obey Vatican teaching in their decisions and votes: "In the case of an intrinsically unjust law, such as a law permitting abortion or euthanasia, it is never licit to obey it, or to take part in a propaganda campaign in favor of such a law, or to vote for it." (1)

-- Mar 31, 1995
[U.S. Religious History] The ACLU filed a complaint against Judge Moore, charging that his display of Ten Commandments and his practice of initiating courtroom proceedings with a prayer, violate the First Amendment. (1)

-- Apr 1, 1995
A new administrative position, Area Authority, was announced by President Hinckley during the priesthood session of general conference. The position of regional representative was discontinued after 28 years. (2)

Position of regional representative discontinued. Announcement of a new leadership position to be known as an Area Authority. (3)

Henry B. Eyring is ordained and set apart in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. (4)

[Hinckley] Sustained by Church members as 15th president of the Church (5)

-- Apr 6, 1995
[Quorum of the Twelve] Henry B. Eyring ordained. (6)

-- Apr 8, 1995
[Hinckley] Dedicated the Tuacahn arts center and amphitheater in Ivins, Utah (5)

-- May 13, 1995
[Hinckley] Broke ground for Vernal Utah Temple, the 10th temple in Utah (5)

-- Jun 16, 1995
The International Olympic Committee announced that the site for the 2002 Winter Olympics would be in Salt Lake City. (2)

-- 1995 17-23 June
[Hinckley] Held meetings with members in Alaska, the first time a president of the Church has done so (5)

-- Jul 17, 1995
Gordon B. Hinckley interviewed by Gustav Niebuhr of The New York Times. (7)

-- Aug 28, 1995
Gordon B. Hinckley interviewed by Laurence Spicer of London News Service. (7)

1 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline
2 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
3 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chronology of Church History,
4 - Wikipedia, 20th Century (Mormonism),
5 - LDS Newsroom, Time line of Significant Events as President,
6 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
7 - Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007,

Mormon History Timeline /Chronology