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Public open house draws thousands to new Guatemalan temple

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

Christmas promises to come a bit early for faithful members in Guatemala. Latter-day Saints throughout this...

El Salvador Youth Testify of Temple Blessings

by News.lds.org | Opinions & Features

Siblings Kevin and Jacqueline Salas’s parents had been inactive for some time. The brother and sister, howe...


LDS temple news in Brazil, Guatemala and France

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

Ground was broken Tuesday in Fortaleza, Brazil, for that country's seventh temple of The Church of Jesus Ch...


Honduran First Lady meets with First Presidency

by Newsroom | Opinions & Features

The first lady of Honduras, Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo, met with President Thomas S. Monson and President H...


Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple opens doors to public

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

The doors of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' (Mormons) 136th temple will open to the publi...


Background info on newly announced temples

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to build new temples across the globe to meet the...


President Monson announces five new temples

by LDS Church News | Official Church Info

During the opening session of the 181st Semiannual General Conference this morning President Thomas S. Mons...


Miracles saved Mormon missionary mauled by lions, father says

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Alan Oakey said he believes in miracles. Now more than ever. Oakey's 20-year-old son, Paul, is recovering i...


LDS missionary mauled by lions in Guatemala zoo

by St. George News | Everything Else

A local missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is alive after being attacked by two...


LDS Church brings Guatemalan families efficient ovens to help save trees

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

High in the Alta Verapaz, the fires are seemingly always burning. They burn to clear land to farm corn and ...