Update on Temple Reopenings Worldwide
On May 24, 2021, the Helsinki Finland Temple will move to Phase 3 of reopening and eight temples will begin Phase 2-B including the Anchorage Alaska Temple, Chicago Illinois Temple, Idaho Falls Idaho Temple, Montreal Quebec Temple, Palmyra New York Temple, Regina Saskatchewan Temple, Rexburg Idaho Temple, and Toronto Ontario Temple. The following five temples have unpaused and resumed Phase 2: Concepción Chile Temple, Porto Alegre Brazil Temple, Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple, Santiago Chile Temple, and Trujillo Peru Temple.
Eighteen More Temples to Reopen for Living Sealings
On Monday, May 25, a total of 52 temples will have reopened for the performance of living sealings by appointment. An all-temple closure had been announced on March 25, as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The first 17 temples reopened on Monday, May 11, and 17 more temples reopened today. An additional 18 temples will reopen next Monday in Canada, Finland, and the United States, as various regions of the world begin to lift stay-at-home orders and allow houses of worship to reopen.