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The calls of nine new leaders were announced at the April 2023 general conference. These calls comprise five General Authority Seventies, a new Young Women General Presidency (effective August 1, 2023) and a new counselor in the Young Men General Presidency.

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calls during the Saturday afternoon session of the conference. (Note: Earlier this week, 61 new Area Seventies were announced at a leadership session of general conference.)

President Oaks also announced that three General Authority Seventies (Elders Benjamin De HoyosJuan A. Uceda, and Kazuhiko Yamashita) will be released and receive emeritus status on August 1, 2023.

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