Changes to Latter-day Saint Leadership in the South Pacific Announced
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this week that the new Pacific Area Presidency of the Church will be Elder O. Vincent Haleck, President; Elder S. Gifford Nielsen, First Counsellor; and Elder Craig A. Cardon, Second Counsellor.
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