LDS Church Announces Funeral Plans

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Salt Lake City (AP) -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has announced funeral plans for President Gordon B. Hinckley, who died Sunday at age 97.

The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday in the church's 21,000-seat Salt Lake City Conference Center. It will be broadcast via satellite in 69 languages to more than 6,000 church buildings around the world.

Public viewings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Church Administration Building.

Hinckley was the church's 15th president and had served nearly 13 years in that capacity.

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