Your question: How many Apostles have there been in the LDS Church?

What happened to the original 12 apostles LDS?

What Happened to the Church? The Apostles were killed during a time when the entire Church was being persecuted. Nero, a Roman emperor, was the first to make laws to exterminate Christians, in about A.D. 65. Under his reign, thousands were cruelly killed.

Do the apostles of the LDS Church get paid?

Despite a full-time service, Monson and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the top leaders of the church did not receive any salaries. This was due to fears of priestcraft — the ability to become wealthy doing the work of the church, the website said.

Did Joseph Smith have 12 apostles?

Joseph F. Smith was sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve. (He was previously ordained an apostle.)

How old are the 12 apostles of the LDS Church?

Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Name Hierarchical position Age
Jeffrey R. Holland Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 80.9
Dieter F. Uchtdorf Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 81
David A. Bednar Quorum of the Twelve Apostle 69.3
Quentin L. Cook Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 81.2