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When in Rome … you’ll soon see a Mormon temple

May 25, 2012
source: Salt Lake Tribune

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MR says: I'll be honest, I'm super excited for this temple. Who would have thought a Mormon temple would be built in the Catholic Church headquarters?

Daniele Salerno was in the bathroom and missed LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson’s 2008 announcement that a temple would be built in his city: Rome.

What Salerno did hear was a communal "whoa," followed by cheering and shouting coming from the chapel, hardly the typical response from Mormons viewing LDS General Conference on a big screen.

When he emerged into the hallway, Salerno saw fellow Latter-day Saints hugging, crying, clapping and celebrating — as if their soccer team had just won the World Cup.

That moment became pivotal in the young father’s life.

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jspencer said...

05:45 AM
on May 31, 2012

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Are you going to Italy? Love mom

cathie72 said...

03:52 PM
on May 31, 2012

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That's great a Temple so cool. Cathie Vanzetti
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