Mormon Council Adds Educator, Ex-Pilot

From Times Wire Reports

An Idaho educator and a former German airline pilot were named to leadership positions in the Mormon church.

David Bednar, 52, and Dieter Uchtdorf, 63, were chosen for the church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the top leadership council after the three-member First Presidency.

Church President Gordon B. Hinckley made the announcement as he opened the church’s semiannual General Conference in Salt Lake City.