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Coming soon: A Mormon temple in Rome

The world’s focus turned to the Catholic Church last month, when Catholics filled St. Peter's Square to witness Pope Francis’ inauguration. But just a few miles away, Italians are building a tribute to a different sect.

Italy, known for its strong Catholic presence, is also home to nearly 25,000 Mormons. And just eight miles from the Vatican, a Mormon temple is being built—the first in the city, the first in Italy, and the first in the Mediterranean region.

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