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Primary sources/Evolution/McKay Letter 1959 sec
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February 25, 1959
'Secretary to David O. McKay, President
...[regarding age of the earth, its creation, etc.] I am directed to say to you that, as you will perceive on a little reflection, until either the Lord speaks directly upon the matter, or until the scientists are able to say that they have the ultimate truth covering these matters, it would only be confusing for the First Presidency to make any statement regarding such things.