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President/Prophet Definition

President/Prophet. A General Authority who holds the highest office in the Mormon Church. It is the president’s duty to preside over the whole church. Also known as the Prophet, Seer, and Revelator, he is chosen from among the Council of the Twelve Apostles. Revelations concerning the LDS Church must come through the Presidency. To see the role of a prophet in Mormonism today, see here.

Others in Mormonism also hold the title of “President” include the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, mission presidents, and the president of the Presiding Bishopric

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