Died the main Mormon
In the United States died the head of the largest religious organizations of Mormons the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints, Thomas Spencer Monson. Reported by the New York Post.
It is noted that he was 90 years old. The man died in his home in salt lake city surrounded by family.
According to the publication, he became a priest in 22 years. In 2008, Monson became the 16th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of latter-day Saints. Four honorary doctor of science, he was Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Church educational system.
It is noted that he was an active member of the scout movement, has received several awards. Married in 1948 to Frances Beverly Johnson. The couple has three children, eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mormons are one of the most common in the world of Protestant sects, its home is the USA. Most Mormons, 62 percent live in Utah. Traditionally, the Mormons lead a rather secluded life. Within the sect traditionally Patriarchal attitudes.