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In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Presiding Patriarch is a church-wide leadership office .... Released by church president George Albert Smith amid reports of ... Stephen M. Veazey, "Letter of Counsel about World Church Leadership", ...

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Joseph Fielding Smith (January 30, 1899 – August 29, 1964) was Presiding Patriarch and a ... His request was granted by church president George Albert Smith on October 6, 1946, .... Lost Legacy: The Mormon Office of Presiding Patriarch.

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Jan 8, 2007 ... The office of Presiding Patriarch was problematic to the Church hierarchy ... of the Church, wrestled with the office, but George Albert Smith, a co-relation, ..... Steven Heath's article in Dialogue on Apostolic Succession has an ...

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Jan 1, 1988 ... --The Office of Presiding Patriarch: The Primacy Problem ..... year of our Lord 1822," wrote George Halliday, a plasterer from Trowbridge, "and ..... British fair play was not always so muted, and Grant, with several of his talented ...... Reed C . Durham and Steven H. Heath, Succession in the Church (Salt Lake ...

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"Journal of George A. Smith, 3 September 1844, Church Archives. HC, 7:268-69; D&C .... Reed C. Durham, Jr., and Stephen H. Heath, Succession in the Church ( Salt Lake. City: Bookcraft ..... role as successor to his father in the office of Presiding Patriarch, and thus ...... fair indeed, the Lesser has ordained the greater ."121.

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He was the Church's Presiding Patriarch for fifty-six years; he gave over .... of John Henry Smith [Apostle], who was the son of George A. Smith [Apostle], who was ... Gary Smith, Lost Legacy: The Mormon Office of Presiding Patriarch ( Urbana and ...... A fair analog might be found in Lucy Mack Smith, Joseph F.'s grandmother, ...

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May 21, 2014 ... Edwards includes this letter William wrote to the Saints Herald, an RLDS publication, saying: “that this office of Patriarch is an office that ...

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Nov 5, 2011 ... strength. It is fair to conclude that Bartholomew, despite many obstacles, including serious ..... At the Patriarchal Throne in the Patriarchal Church of St. George. PHOTO: N. ..... Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in his office at the Phanar. ..... sul in Istanbul Stephen Kimmel ..... T. Griswold, presiding hierarch.

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Apr 22, 1972 ... received a phone call from the office of President Boyd K. Packer, ..... write.” 27 For example, 19-year-old George Q. Cannon opened a ..... Apostles, the Church's Presiding Bishop, Brigham Young Academy ...... The patriarch ..... First Presidency appointed Elders Stephen L. Richards and Richard R.