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Former Utah Valley University president joins LDS Church’s general authority ranks

Apr 05, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Several well-known figures were named Saturday as new leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Former Utah Valley University President Matthew Holland, son of apostle Jeffrey R. Holland, was one of nine new general authority Seventies called.

Two Africans — Thierry Kasuangi Mutombo and Adeyinka Ayodeji Ojediran — were appointed as well, along with two Latin Americans — Ciro Schmeil, who was born in Brazil, and Moisés Villanueva, a native of Mexico.