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Mormon leader Richard G. Scott, who has suffered a series of health setbacks in recent weeks, "is not fully able to participate in meetings" with his fellow apostles, the LDS Church announced Friday.
The 86-year-old Scott is resting at home after a recent hospitalization for internal bleeding.
"An ulcer in the stomach was found and the bleeding was controlled without major surgery," the Utah-based faith said in a news release. "Doctors consider his condition as stable."
However, Scott has experienced "a fading memory incident to age," the release said.
He did not attend or speak at LDS General Conference last month.
The eldest Mormon apostle, 92-year-old L. Tom Perry, is back to work, the release noted, and attended two meetings this week with his brethren in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Perry is being treated for thyroid cancer.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also released a photograph showing Perry at home with his wife, Barbara, and the three members of the governing LDS First Presidency, including 87-year-old church President Thomas S. Monson.
The First Presidency along with the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of which Perry is the second-ranking member behind 90-year-old Boyd K. Packer make up the faith's top two ruling councils.
Perry, a Logan native, has been a Mormon apostle for 41 years; Scott, who was born in Pocatello, Idaho, has been an apostle for 26 years.