Temple Marriage Policy: Argentina and U.S.A.

In a September 2011 Ensign article titled, Giving God a Chance to Bless Us, a church district in Argentina is highlighted for its unusually high rate of temple marriage among young adults. The article describes a number of factors that may contribute to this success: encouraging temple-worthiness among young, single adults; providing young single adults with ample social opportunities to meet each other; and encouraging young people to take the risk of marriage in spite of financial difficulties or the imperfections of their significant others.

These factors seem relevant, but I wonder if there is another factor improving temple marriage rates that the article is not mentioning: local temple marriage policies.

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