Carlos A. Godoy
|Carlos A. Godoy|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|5 April 2008|
|Called by||Thomas S. Monson|
|Born||Carlos Augusto Godoy
4 February 1961
Porto Alegre, Brazil
|Spouse||Mônica Soares Brandao|
Godoy was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He joined the LDS Church at age 16. After serving a year in the Brazilian military, he became a LDS Church missionary in the Brazil São Paulo South Mission. Mônica Brandão, who was from his ward (Porto Alegre 4th), also served in this mission. Godoy and Brandão married in the São Paulo Brazil Temple about a year after he finished his mission and are the parents of four children.
By the age of 26, Godoy was serving as a bishop in the LDS Church. From 1997 to 2000, Godoy was president of the church's Brazil Belém Mission. Godoy served as an area seventy from 2003 to 2008, which included time as a counselor in the presidency of the Brazil South Area. In 2008, Godoy was called as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy. As a general authority, he has served as a counselor in the church's South America West Area and since 2009 he has been a counselor in the Brazil Area.
- “Elder Carlos A. Godoy,” Liahona, May 2008, p. 136
- Church News, June 10, 2006; May 24, 2008; April 19, 2003