Due to flu worries, and on the advice of the United States government, LDS church services were cancelled in Mexico today.
On a historical note, how many times has the LDS General Conference been cancelled due to flu outbreaks?
Portia has the right answer.
Here is an article reporting the most recent instance from the Deseret News/Salt Lake Telegram on September 27, 1957.
From the next day, here’s the paper’s editorial on the cancellation.
Stirling Adams guest blogs on bycommonconsent as one of the volunteer directors of the Dialogue Foundation, publisher of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought.