Before the restoration of the church of Christ to the earth in the year 1830, there have been no people on the earth for many generations possessing authority from God to minister gospel ordinances. Beware of the hypocritical false teachers and imposters of Babylon!- Apostle Orson Pratt The Seer, Vol.2, No.4, p.255 "A great portion of the oriental country has been preserved from the grossest idolatry, wickedness, confusion, bloodshed, murders, cruelty, and errors in religion that have overspread the rest of the world, under the name of Christianity, or mystery of iniquity.Paul’s letter to the Galatians that describes any alternate gospel as “anathema.” And in the 1930s and 1940s, a Catholic radio program and a Catholic pamphlet entitled “A ‘Foreign Mission’ Close to Home!” convinced Mormon leaders (mistakenly) that Catholics were trying to convert Mormons to Catholicism.
"The present Christian world exists and continues by division.
It has existed for some sixteen or seventeen centuries.
It has spread itself and grown and gone into the four quarters of the earth.
They pronounced her the whore of all the earth; they declared that she had no authority, that she had none of the blessings and gifts which characterized the ancient Christians. But among all these Churches where are the characteristics of Zion?
We hunt for them in vain." - Apostle Orson Pratt, Journal of Discourses Vol. Thou has clothed thyself with the most gaudy apparel!