15-1-62—An intriguing event—either a marvel or the devil’s power on display in its fulness. One of the elderly sisters of the branch got up yesterday and announced to th congregation that she had received a vision of the Angel Moroni, who had informed her that more golden plates would soon be found, whose contents would bring many to the knowledge of the Gospel. We sent off the necessary communications to President Hinckley. We’ll see what he has to say.
16-1-62—We don’t yet know what’s going to become of this “return of Moroni” episode. Just now, Elders Fyffe and Higley are discussing the matter on the phone to the big vegetables (that’s how the French say “big cheeses”) in Paris. We’ll have news soon.
18-1-62—I’m resisting the temptation to write too much just now about the weird events of recent days. I’ll just say this: that some of the missionaries now serving in this mission received, when they were set apart, a warning that there would soon be another apostasy in the French Mission. One fears that it might start here, in the branch that