Temples

October 04, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
President Russell M. Nelson has said that new temples will bless countless lives on both sides of the veil.
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President Nelson has now announced 118 new temples since he became President of the Church in 2018.
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September 30, 2022 08:30 AM MDT
More than 50 temples around the world are currently under construction or renovation. Check out the progress made over the last three weeks and which temples are nearing completion:
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September 28, 2022 01:42 PM MDT
Meet Anurat Kaeocha, one of the newest members of the Church in Thailand and project manager for the Bangkok Thailand Temple.
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September 28, 2022 09:42 AM MDT
Take a look back at the last six months of news, projects, and messages from Church leaders since last general conference.
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September 21, 2022 01:38 PM MDT
The temple endowment is a sacred, special experience. But what does it symbolize and is it okay if you don't understand it all?
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The Church has just announced details for two new temples including their locations and sizes.
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September 16, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Each temple has stories about its unique construction plans and opposition faced along the way. Accompanying these stories are miracles that manifest the Lord's own way of making sure everything pieces together for His holy temples. Here are six inspiring examples.
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September 14, 2022 10:27 AM MDT
The ATF has released interior photos of the Orem Temple fire amid mounting incidents of vandalism at Church buildings.
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September 10, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
On a Tuesday morning before the world outside turned upside down, it was quiet and peaceful in the Washington D.C. Temple.
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September 07, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
“Faithful Saints flew in from Puerto Rico and bussed in from Haiti. My husband and I watched in awe as people patiently waited outside because there wasn’t enough room inside to accommodate everyone.”
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September 06, 2022 02:45 PM MDT
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has requested the ATF’s help in investigating the fire’s cause.
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August 31, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
The month of August saw alone saw two groundbreakings, a rededication, a new open house, and the announcement of a temple expansion project.
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August 30, 2022 10:48 AM MDT
The square footage of the temple will increase from 9,500 to approximately 12,000.
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August 26, 2022 02:05 PM MDT
The pattern, the purpose, the power, and the potential. These are 4 Ps that have guided one Latter-day Saint man's church and temple attendance.
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August 22, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
These books by Latter-day Saint authors can help you better understand temple ordinances and receive revelation.
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the names of two yet-to-be-built houses of the Lord.
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August 16, 2022 09:09 AM MDT
Senator Mitt Romney and Fox News host Bret Baier sat in front of the Washington D.C. Temple and discussed just what makes the temple so important to Latter-day Saints.
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The house of the Lord in Washington, DC, was formally rededicated on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
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August 09, 2022 11:02 AM MDT
To celebrate Canada’s Church membership milestone, a virtual choir of 183 diverse young voices from across the country created a special new music video.
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August 05, 2022 08:16 AM MDT
More than four years the Washington D.C. Temple closed for renovation, President Russell M. Nelson will rededicate it on August 14.
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July 26, 2022 02:52 PM MDT
Fire crews used special precautions to minimize water damage after a fire broke out at the temple overnight.
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July 25, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
A worldwide Church broadcast for children, their parents, and Primary leaders will be available beginning on Saturday, July 30, at 10 a.m. mountain standard time.
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Fun
July 23, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Earlier this month, the “greater Guatemala City temple” was given its official name. But what other temples around the world don't follow traditional naming conventions?
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Fun
June 29, 2022 03:58 PM MDT
From video games to music videos, these images of temples certainly seem random but fun!
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June 29, 2022 01:10 PM MDT
Here's a recap of the important happenings at temples in Smithfield, Utah; Burley, Idaho; Yorba Linda, California; Praia, Cabo Verde; and Hong Kong, China for the month of June.
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June 28, 2022 08:23 AM MDT
Around the world today, the Church has 47 new temples under construction. Find the latest updates on upcoming groundbreakings and dedications below.
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157 of the Church’s 173 operating temples are now in Phase 4, meaning they no longer have capacity restrictions or mask requirements.
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June 27, 2022 10:17 AM MDT
No matter how often you make it to the temple, it's nice to have a special bag designated just for your temple clothing. Check out these stylish, smartly designed temple bags perfect for a sweetheart, friend, or even yourself!
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By  Emily Abel
June 17, 2022 04:09 PM MDT
I hope these eight points help you see that while you reverently prepare to enter, you can also feel thrilled at this opportunity. Welcome to my pep rally for the temple.
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June 15, 2022 01:52 PM MDT
On June 14, the Church’s Philippines Facebook page shared photos of an angel Moroni statue being hoisted atop the Urdanteta Philippines Temple.
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June 10, 2022 04:37 PM MDT
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Yorba Linda California Temple is scheduled for June 18, 2022, but the temple will look different than originally anticipated.
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As temples around the world continue to return to full operation, leaders of the Church announced another important step forward.
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The renovation is complete on the first temple built in Asia.
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May 27, 2022 03:56 PM MDT
When Carine Clark was diagnosed with cancer, she grew worried about getting lost after passing to the other side. Her solution to those fears? Family history and temple work.
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May 13, 2022 04:22 PM MDT
On Easter Sunday 2022, an interesting thing happened: Two apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appeared on CBS Sunday Morning and gave viewers a rare look inside the Washington, D.C. Temple.
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May 13, 2022 11:07 AM MDT
This new film will follow the struggles and triumphs of the Saints through the eyes of four Church members in Nauvoo who lived the temple-building experience on a daily basis.
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May 11, 2022 10:10 AM MDT
A new video from the Church allows members and interested friends of the faith to virtually tour the temple with two senior leaders of the Church.
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Ground will be broken for the Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple and the Ephraim Utah Temple later this year.
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May 10, 2022 01:52 PM MDT
“When my father died, I heard his sister say, ‘I don’t think he went to church or was baptized,’ and I wondered.”
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Elder Gary E. Stevenson dedicated the newest temple in Brazil and said that it stands as the Church’s witness that Jesus Christ is indeed the Redeemer of the world.
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May 05, 2022 09:49 AM MDT
His new ethnically diverse painting was bound for the DC Temple, but his toddlers had a last, unwanted addition to make.
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Fun
May 05, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Today there are nearly 1.5 million members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico—more than any other country outside of the United States.
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May 04, 2022 09:56 AM MDT
The first open house for the DC Temple in 1974 was an enormous challenge filled with unexpected problems, but also unexpected blessings.
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May 03, 2022 12:24 PM MDT
To accommodate borders still closed due to COVID-19, the Yigo Guam Temple is offering a “traveling” open house for Latter-day Saints on other islands.
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May 03, 2022 11:17 AM MDT
The Church is seeking to reflect the Church’s diverse global membership in the artwork that hangs inside temples.
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May 02, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
April showers bring temple groundbreakings. And groundbreakings bring exciting new temples and blessings for local Latter-day Saints.
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April 29, 2022 12:24 PM MDT
Temple ceremonies have occasionally been depicted on mainstream TV, which may prompt questions from those unfamiliar with the Church.
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April 28, 2022 11:24 AM MDT
If you’re struggling to answer questions about the temple, here are three poignant answers you can quote from an Apostle of the Lord.
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