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THE HOUSE OF THE LORD

"To accomplish this work there will have to be not only one temple but thousands of them, and thousands and tens of thousands of men and women will go into those temples and officiate for people who have lived as far back as the Lord shall reveal."
—Brigham Young

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS

Angel Moroni Tops the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple

A gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni was set atop the pinnacle of the newly sheathed spire of the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple
Angel Moroni installed on February 22, 2019; exterior stone cladding installed
Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple
today, capping the beautiful stone-clad building with a traditional symbol of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. The temple is the eighth to be constructed in the nation of Brazil. The country's seventh, the Fortaleza Brazil Temple
Construction completed; furnishing and preparing buildings for public open house
Fortaleza Brazil Temple
, will be dedicated on June 2, 2019.

Angel Moroni Added to Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple

Last week at the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple
94th operating temple; closed for renovation; angel Moroni installed on February 13, 2019; cladding of exterior walls continues
Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple
, members gathered to the construction site to witness the placement of the angel Moroni statue atop the newly stone-clad tower. The work of stone cladding continues along the exterior walls of the temple while renovation activities are underway inside the building.

Turning the Corner at the Mesa Arizona Temple

Demolition of the interior is nearing completion at the Mesa Arizona Temple
7th operating temple; closed for renovation; palm trees being planted along Main Street; landscaping elements being added; interior demolition nearing completion; replacing sections of roof
Mesa Arizona Temple
, which closed nine months ago for renovation. Activities on the grounds have already shifted from clearing to rebuilding with the most noticeable additions being the double row of palm trees being planted on the north lawn along Main Street. Sections of roof over the cafeteria, baptistry entrance, and main west entrance are being replaced and reinforced. An on-site visitors' trailer offers guests a wealth of historical information including displays of some of the original windows and terra cotta pieces removed during demolition.

Preparations Underway for the Pocatello Idaho Temple Groundbreaking

With three and a half weeks remaining before the groundbreaking ceremony is held for the Pocatello Idaho Temple
Preparing site for groundbreaking; service project scheduled for March 5, 2019; center of temple marked with stake
Pocatello Idaho Temple
, President Cameron Brower, Troy Dye, and Austin Dye of the Chubbuck Idaho Stake braved the elements to mark the center of the future location of the temple's Celestial Room. Ground will be broken at that very spot. Plans for the temple were approved last week by the local government.

TEMPLE STATISTICS



201

Total


161

Dedicated


12

Under Construction


28

Announced


The construction and renovation of Latter-day Saint temples is determined by the Church's First Presidency. New temple locations are most often announced at the Church's semiannual General Conference meetings.
 

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