Most Powerful Octogenarian

By Patheos Staff

photo courtesy of via C.C. License at created "80 Over 80," a list of 80 of the most powerful people over the age of 80. Occupying the #1 spot is Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Slate's short piece doesn't make an argument for why Monson should take the number one spot, but simply points out that thirteen million Mormons esteem him as a prophet, he has dedicated several new temples, and led the LDS Church in relation to Prop 8 in California.

10/29/2009 4:00:00 AM
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