Presiding Bishopric

June 05, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
Every six months as conference speakers approach the podium, I find myself wondering about the differences between a General Authority Seventy and an Area Seventy, why some leaders are receiving emeritus status, and how often new general officers are called.
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September 30, 2021 04:00 PM MDT
Published in 1899, the first Church handbook was small enough to fit in a shirt pocket. The world has changed greatly since then, and so has the handbook.
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July 01, 2020 07:45 PM MDT
The COVID-19 pandemic may have been unexpected, but when one looks at the humanitarian response by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the crisis, their preparation is visible.
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February 20, 2020 02:27 PM MST
Last week, Deseret News and Church News interviewed the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The interview gave insights into the Church's financial operations.
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February 14, 2020 07:03 PM MST
Earlier this week, the Presiding Bishopric of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat down for rare interviews with Deseret News and Church News. Deseret Newshighlighted some of the misconceptions portrayed by other news organizations about Church finances. Church News discussed how the Church’s reserve fund helps them accomplish the four purposes of the Church. A summary of both articles is provided below as well as links to both of the articles.
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January 29, 2020 06:46 PM MST
Bishop Gérald Causeé keeps an unusual item in his scriptures—a $10 bill.
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September 26, 2018 02:50 PM MDT
After giving an unexpected piano performance at the Salt Lake City Assembly Hall, Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé shared advice for members of the Church who don't feel like they have any questions about the gospel.
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By  LDS Living
April 14, 2017 03:38 PM MDT
Following the Church's statement on homelessness, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gérald Caussé, and eight other religious leaders on the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable released a statement on homelessness.
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October 22, 2015 01:39 PM MDT
The Church recently released a new chart showing the First Presidency, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and all of the General Authorities of the Church. This updated chart includes our three newest apostles — Elders Ronald A. Rasband, Gary E. Stevenson, and Dale G. Renlund—as well as changes made to the Presidency of the Seventy and Presiding Bishopric.
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October 09, 2015 06:54 PM MDT
On Friday, October 9, the Church announced that Gérald Caussé was called as the new presiding bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bishop Caussé is the first presiding bishop of the Church from France, and the third born outside of the United States. Charles Wilson Nibley, the fifth presiding bishop, was born in Hunterfield, Midlothian, Scotland, and Victor Lee Brown, the 10th presiding bishop, was born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. Bishop Caussé will be the 15th presiding bishop in the Church, continuing the pattern of every fifth presiding bishop coming from outside the United States.
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