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Church Announces New Temple Policy for Families

All temples around the world will soon have a designated “Family Temple Time” to encourage and accommodate families attending the temple together.

Although a crowded baptistry is a wonderful sight—especially when thinking about the many proxy ordinances being performed—the long lines can make it difficult for families to participate together in ordinances for their ancestors.

“Temples are so busy with youth—which is wonderful—but it makes it difficult for families to get in without a long wait,” said Elder Kent F. Richards, executive director of the Temple Department.

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