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President Nelson to speak to LDS Church contributors, hold press conference on Tuesday

Adam Fondren, Deseret News

The external of the Church Administration Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

SALT LAKE CITY — President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will broadcast a reside message to contributors of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday at nine a.m. Mountain Standard Time.

That broadcast will likely be adopted by means of a press conference at 10 a.m. MST.

Both occasions will likely be shared on all church broadcast, web and social media channels in 29 languages.

The invitation to church contributors to a reside broadcast an hour ahead of a press conference is unheard of. So is the reside translation of a press conference into 29 languages.

The church has been with out a First Presidency because the demise of President Thomas S. Monson, the 16th president of the LDS Church, who died Jan. 2 at the age of 90. His funeral was held Friday in Salt Lake City.

The First Presidency was dissolved upon President Monson’s demise. Since then, the church has been led by means of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, an intervening time duration referred to as “apostolic interregnum.”

The senior apostle of the church has been selected to be the church’s president all through its historical past. President Nelson is the religion’s senior apostle.

The quorum is predicted to meet this weekend. It may just vote to proceed the interregnum or prepare a brand new First Presidency. That may just occur Saturday however is much more likely to occur on Sunday. Monday is a vacation in Utah and typically a break day for LDS common government, who act as touring ministers all over the world on weekends.

If the quorum voted to reorganize the First Presidency, and President Nelson had been set aside because the 17th president of the church, it could create a emptiness within the presidency of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

President Nelson then would make a selection his counselors within the First Presidency. A brand new president of the Quorum of the Twelve additionally can be decided on. That will be the second-most senior apostle, except he is named to be a counselor within the First Presidency. Then an performing president of the Twelve can be named.

Follow the entire information from the press conference at DeseretNews.com or by means of downloading the app. The broadcast and press conference can also be streamed reside at DeseretNews.com.

Tuesday’s message can also be broadcast reside on LDS.org and on the church satellite tv for pc gadget in Cambodian, Cebuano, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Samoan, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Thai, Tongan, Spanish, Ukrainian, and ASL, with closed captioning in English, Mormon Channel, Canal Mormón (Spanish), MormonNewsroom.org, KSL Ch. five, the KSL-TV app, BYUtv, BYUtv Global, KBYU Ch. 11, and BYUtv International. In addition, audio publicizes will air on KSL Newsradio (1160 AM and 102.7 FM) and BYU Radio.

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