Current seniority of lds apostles
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Three New Apostles Announced
Who will be the next Mormon prophet? This infographic explains
The office falls to the longest-serving member of the faith's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, which means Russell M. Nelson is next in line to replace current president Thomas S. Nelson stepped into the No. Tom Perry and Boyd K. Now Nelson, 90, has a 41 percent chance of assuming the Utah-based faith's top role, considered "prophet, seer and revelator" in the 15 million-member church.
To see the interactive version of this infographic, click here. The longest-serving apostle serves as the President of the Church. When one of the apostles dies, a new apostle is selected by the President and sustained by the membership of the Church at a General Conference. At the October Conference, three new apostles were called. Read the rest of this story at threestory. At a news conference, Utah Lt.
Included are the individuals' hierarchical position and some of their current specialized assignments in the church, if any. Note: On April 5, , the First Presidency announced that area presidencies were being reinstated for those 10 areas within the United States and Canada, and that the members of the Presidency of the Seventy would be relieved of responsibility for those areas, to enable them to assist the apostles and fill other assignments. Those listed in this section are members of the First or Second Quorum of the Seventy. While each is assigned to a specific quorum, that affiliation is no longer being made public, with all General Authority Seventies being referred to with that generic designation. Emeritus General Authorities are General Authorities who have been released from their positions in the hierarchy. They remain General Authorities until their deaths. When the first General Authorities were given emeritus status, N.
The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is the second-highest governing body in the Church the First Presidency being the highest.
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