Lds general authority excommunicated, first in decades
Hamula has yet to speak publicly about the excommunication. Elder Terence M.
Teixeira, and Elder Carlos A. The chart will also appear in the May issue of the En and Liahona magazines.
Both expulsions prompted ificant public outcry. Hamula had ly worked as a lawyer. To view or save a larger, print-quality PDF of the chart, click on the image below or the related link in the upper right of this web.
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Lyman was rebaptized into the church in Recent changes in Pkctures leadership are reflected in an updated General Authority chart dated April Bangerter, Elder Matthew L. Dates taken from lds.
This body of top officials, together called General Authorities, are the only leaders that work for the church full-time, leaving behind their former careers. Still, said Mormon Studies scholar Patrick Mason, the church should anticipate a wide range of public reactions to the news.
The First Presidency announced that Bonnie H. Emeritus[ edit ] Emeritus General Authorities are General Authorities who have been released from their ls in the hierarchy.
It is felt advisable at this time to reduce somewhat the load of responsibility that they carry. These Brethren are not being released but will be excused from active service.
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They remain General Authorities until their deaths. The chart will also appear in the May En and Liahona magazines conference issues.
Homer, Elder Kyle S. Eldon Tanner of the First Presidency provided the following explanation: "The very rapid growth of the Church across the world, with the attendant increase in travel and responsibility, has made it necessary to consider a change in the status for some of the Brethren of the General Authorities.
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Cook and Elder Robert C. It is out of consideration for the personal well-being of the individuals, and with deep appreciation for their devoted service, that this deation will be given from time to time to deated members of the General Authorities.
We announce that some Brethren have been deated as emeritus members of the First Quorum of the Seventy. During general conference March 31 through April 1,the First Presidency announced the calling of two new Apostles.
Monson and Elder Robert D. Church Adds Area Presidencies for U. Some of our associates have served for many years with complete and unselfish dedication, and they deserve every honor and recognition for such devoted service.
After his own excommunication, Dehlin publicized an internal church notice changing guidelines around the children of same-sex couples, prompting thousands to participate in a mass reation from the church. Elder Gerrit W.
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When the first General Authorities were given emeritus status, N. Godoy will begin serving in the Presidency of the Seventy in August.
While Hamula is the first General Authority to be excommunicated since Lee, his is not the first high-profile excommunication in the age of social media. Lisa L.
Carpenter, Elder Jack N.