This past Sunday, the Church celebrated the 30th anniversary of the revelation received by President Spencer W. Kimball that allowed all worthy men in the Church to hold the priesthood. Watch the video below (or link here) entitled “He Inviteth Us All” to learn more about it.

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For other links on this topic, see this link, as well as the following:

1978 Official Declaration

President Gordon B. Hinckley on Racial Intolerance

Elder Dallin H. Oaks’ Reaction to Priesthood Revelation

Experiences of African-American Church Members

“Four Who Serve,” Ensign

“No Respecter of Persons,” Ensign

“The New Face of Global Mormonism,” The Washington Post

“Colorblind Faith,” The Chicago Reporter

“For Mormons in Harlem, a Bigger Space Beckons,” The New York Times Company

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