Obama appoints first Mormon to White House faith-based council
As he competes against a Mormon in the presidential election, President Obama has appointed the first Mormon member of his White House faith-based council.
Elder Steven Snow now serves as the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints official historian.
He is also a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, a priesthood order of teachers and administrators.
‚ÄúThe faith-based office is made up of leaders of religions from across our great country, and Elder Snow‚Äôs appointment ensures that the LDS faith will have a seat at the table,‚ÄĚ said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. Like Snow, Hatch is Mormon....