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Guatemala youth counseled to remain worthy and attend the temple

For thousands of Guatemalan Latter-day Saints, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf's recent visit here marked a pivotal moment in this country's rich Church history.

The second counselor in the First Presidency traveled to Guatemala last month to dedicate the Church's 136th temple in the highland city of Quetzaltenango. That event was met with joy as thousands gathered at the temple site to participate in the opening of the temple and other dedicatory events. But President Uchtdorf's time in Guatemala was not limited to the Dec. 11 temple dedication. The Church leader, along with Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve and other Church leaders, also visited with scores of Guatemalan members in local meetinghouses and at an outdoor youth conference.

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