New temple president and matron called to serve in Brazil

A new temple president and matron have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service when the temple is dedicated.

Paulo Renato Grahl, 70, Vila Sônia Ward, São Paulo Brazil Stake, called as president of the Fortaleza Brazil Temple. President Grahl’s wife, Zuleika Morais Grahl, will serve as temple matron. He is a former Area Seventy, Brazil Brasília Mission president, Brazil Missionary Training Center president, stake president, branch president, patriarch and temple sealer. Retired translator for special projects for the Church, he was born in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to Albino and Iracema Grahl.

Sister Grahl served with her husband as he presided over the Brazil Brasília Mission and the Brazil Missionary Training Center. She is a former stake and ward Relief Society president, stake Young Women presidency counselor and ward Young Women president. She was born in Uruguaiana, Rio Grande so Sol, Brazil, to Romeu Morais and Gelsa Carvalho Varallo.