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141st Operating Temple Dedicated in Honduras

The first temple in the nation of Honduras was dedicated on March 17, 2013, by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency. The temple will serve approximately 233,000 members in Honduras and Nicaragua.

Preparing for Dedication

The beautiful Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple will be dedicated this weekend, becoming the sixth operating temple in Central America.

Open House Tours Underway in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

More than 1,500 neighbors, contractors, and workers who participated in the construction of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple were invited to a pre-open house tour of the temple. Tours are now being conducted for the general public.

Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Opens Doors to the Public

The public is invited to tour the newly constructed Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple from Saturday, February 9, through Saturday, March 2, 2013. Guided tours will be conducted Mondays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Public Open House for Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Begins in Three Weeks

Enthusiastic members in Honduras and Nicaragua look forward to the long-awaited opening of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple. The temple opens to the public from February 9, through March 2, 2013, and will be dedicated on March 17.

Dedication Announced for Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

The First Presidency has announced the open house and dedication dates for the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple. The public will be invited to tour the temple from February 9 through March 2, 2013. The dedication will be held March 17.

Geometric Pattern Featured in Tegucigalpa Temple Windows

Exquisite detailing has been incorporated into the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple including the beautiful art glass windows, which feature ornate grills using a geometric pattern. That pattern is mirrored in the surrounding etched stone. The temple is expected to be completed early next year.

Window Installation at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

Specialized equipment is lifting beautiful art glass windows into the openings on the east side of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple. No projected completion date is available for the temple, as it has experienced a variety of complex construction delays.

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An aerial photo captures the beauty of the Tegucigalpa temple complex.

Aerial View of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Complex

An aerial photograph of the beautiful new Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple complex shows great progress on the landscaping efforts. Work carries forward on the interiors of the temple, meetinghouse, and housing facility. Construction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Great Enthusiasm for the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

Youth from the Danlí Ward of the Danlí Honduras Stake demonstrated their enthusiasm for the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple during a visit last June, captured in this blog-posted video. The expertly lighted temple is capturing the fascination of numerous Tegucigalpa residents.

Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Progress

Construction crews at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple are pouring a driveway entrance to the complex; adding exterior staircases and walkways; and planting a variety of trees, bushes, and flowers.

Exterior Lighting Underway in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Shining on a hilltop in southwest Tegucigalpa, the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple is creating a stunning nighttime vista as floodlighting is added to the exterior. Two other temples in Central America were dedicated earlier this year.

Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Receives Angel Moroni

Honduran members rejoiced today with the addition of the gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni atop the single spire of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple. The familiar gold statue has become an international symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Spire Cap Added to Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

The construction of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple continues to progress with the notable addition of the spire cap. Work has also begun on installing windows and—with the removal of scaffolding—beautiful geometric detailing around the window openings can be seen.

Exterior of Tegucigalpa Temple Nearing Completion

At the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple, attachment of the exterior stone is completed by all appearances, opening the way for installation of the angel Moroni statue atop the spire. Tegucigalpa will soon join San Salvador and Quetzaltenango as Central America's newest temple cities.

Heavens Smile Down on Honduras Temple

Perched on its hillside location, the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple is a prominent landmark in this stunning photograph taken from a southern residential neighborhood. Exterior stone installation has progressed to one side of the spire.

An Aerial View of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Complex

Recently posted photographs of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple site show the three beautiful buildings under construction: the temple, the meetinghouse, and the patron housing facility.

Exterior Stone Progress at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

Updated construction photographs of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple from its striking hilltop setting show the progress made on the exterior stone installation.

Stone Cladding Goes Up On Tegucigalpa Temple

Construction is advancing at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple complex where stone panels are being attached to the exterior surface of the temple and a steeple has been installed atop the adjoining meetinghouse.

Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Directs Eyes Heavenward

At the construction site of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple, the framework for the single spire has just been hoisted into place atop the center of the landmark edifice. Temples are also under construction in the neighboring Central American countries of El Salvador and Guatemala.

More Steel Framing for Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Spire

Work is progressing at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple where additional steel framing has been installed for the temple's spire. Honduras' capital city was founded in 1578 on the site of an existing native settlement.

Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple Receives Framing for Spire

Honduras' first temple is rising higher with the addition of steel framing for its single central spire. Carved borders will be incorporated high on the exterior walls of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple, which will serve the faithful Central American Saints of Honduras and Nicaragua beginning sometime next year.

Progress at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

Set against a city full of twinkling lights, this new photograph shows advancements on the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple complex.

Second Story Added to the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

The occupied portion of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple has reached its full height, leaving spectators of the project in anticipation of the addition of the central spire. Work on the adjoining patron housing facility and meetinghouse progress at a similar pace.

Construction Work Progresses on Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple

Work is advancing at the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple construction site where the second floor walls of the temple are rising and the patron housing facility is well underway. A beautiful series of retaining walls make a striking addition to the hillside where the temple stands.

First Temple in Honduras Will Stand on Prominent Hillside

At the construction site of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple, beautiful terracing and retaining walls are being created, which will accentuate the temple complex being erected. The elevated site in southwest Tegucigalpa offers thrilling vistas and is conveniently located near the airport.

Honduras Temple Will Have Panoramic Views of City

Recently posted photographs of the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple site shows stunning views of the city. The temple was originally to be built next to the institute building, but ground was rebroken at a new hillside location near the airport, which will accommodate additional Church buildings.

Groundbreaking for Tegucigalpa Temple Held Near Airport

On Saturday, September 12, 2009, ground was broken for the Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple in a small private ceremony at its new location near the Toncontín International Airport. Ground was broken 2 years ago next to the institute building, but construction was blocked by City and citizen opposition.