December 18, 2012

A Mormon Champion of Religious Freedom

Joe Walker, Deseret News

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be honored by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty for “his lifelong contributions to advancing religious freedom.”

Elder Oaks will receive the organization’s Canterbury Medal, given each year to someone “who has resolutely and publicly refused to render to Caesar that which is God’s,” according to the organization's website. It will be presented in May during the Becket Fund’s 18th annual Canterbury Medal Dinner at New York City’s Pierre Hotel.

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