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Ulisses Soares

Information regarding Elder Ulisses Soares

  • Apostle number: 110
  • Quorum of the Twelve number:  102
  • Date of birth: October 2, 1958
  • Place of birth: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Date of apostolic ordination: April 5, 2018
  • Age when ordained apostle: 59 years 6 months
  • End of apostolic service: currently serving
  • Total apostolic years: currently serving
  • Date called into the Quorum of the Twelve:  March 31, 2018
  • Tenure in the Quorum of the Twelve: currently serving
  • Date of death: currently serving
  • Age at death: currently serving
  • Place of death: currently serving
  • RemarksElder Soares is one of only two apostles in this dispensation that were born in countries other than in North America or Europe.  Elder Marion G. Romney was born in Mexico and Elder Soares in Brazil.  Prior to being called as a general authority, Elder Soares was employed as the director of temporal affairs for the LDS Church’s Brazil South Area. At the time of his call as a general authority, he was working on a special assignment for the church’s Presiding Bishopric in Salt Lake City.  During his professional career, Elder Soares worked for several multinational corporations as an auditor and accountant.
  • Inspirational quote: “Meekness is the quality of those who are god-fearing, righteous, humble, teachable, and patient under suffering.”

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