Monday, February 04, 2008

New LDS President Announced...

E-mailed to me today...

Thomas S. Monson is the new president of The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, it was announced today at a news conference in the
Church Office Building. President Monson, 80, succeeds President Gordon B.
Hinckley, who died 27 January 2008.

The new world leader of the Church
has called to serve with him in the First Presidency, the top governing
body of the 13-million-member faith, President Henry B. Eyring,
74, first counselor, and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, 67, second
counselor.

1 comment:

Will said...

Think of it, an academic and a European in the first presidency. I don't think there has been a first presidency with this potential for progressive thought since Hugh B. Brown was still around!