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Uchtdorfs Visit Rome Italy Temple

President and Sister Uchtdorf were received as special guests at the Rome Italy Temple last Sunday. "It will be a magnificent and beautiful temple," he said.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Temples in the News  |  Archived

Recent News Stories

Paris France Temple Stained Glass
Thursday, July 21, 2016
A July look at the Paris France Temple shows progress being made on stained-glass window installation and landscaping in the garden area where hundreds of pavers have been laid. Work will soon turn to the interior of the temple.

Angel Moroni Now Atop Meridian Temple
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The angel Moroni took his place atop the Meridian Idaho Temple today, marking an important construction milestone.

Hartford Connecticut Temple Exterior
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
With just over two months remaining before the public open house begins, laborers at the Hartford Connecticut Temple are working quickly to finish the exterior of the temple. Granite pieces will soon be attached to the pediment and to the tower base.

Construction Completed at Fort Collins Colorado Temple
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The general contractor has completed work at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple and removed the construction fence that surrounded the property for almost three years. The Church will now furnish the building and prepare it for next month's public open house.

Landscaping the Star Valley Wyoming Temple Grounds
Monday, July 18, 2016
Beautiful green sod and newly planted trees have appeared on the grounds of the Star Valley Wyoming Temple as landscaping moves into full swing. To make way for the landscaping, the welcome center trailer has been permanently removed. Visitors are still welcome to hear a presentation on the temple by appointment in the meetinghouse located south of the temple.

Paris Temple Parking Garage
Sunday, July 17, 2016
New photographs of the Paris France Temple show the entrance canopy to the underground parking facility on the west side of the temple. Landscaping work continues.

Durban Temple
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Site grading has begun at the Durban temple site.

Roofing the Meridian Idaho Temple Tower
Friday, July 15, 2016
Workers can be seen perched high atop the tower of the Meridian Idaho Temple as roofing progresses. Art glass has been installed in several of the window openings, and the parking lot continues to take shape. The temple will be the fifth in Idaho and the second in the Boise metropolitan area.

Tucson Scaffolding Removed
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Scaffolding has come down from around the Tucson Arizona Temple dome, revealing the rounded structure that was recently topped with a figure of the angel Moroni.

Cedar City Utah Temple Curbing and Light Poles
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Concrete mixers are making regular stops at the Cedar City Utah Temple as curbing is poured for the parking lot and grounds. Light poles are also appearing across the site, anchored to concrete bases. Although the temple looks near completion from the outside, much work remains inside.

Open House Tickets Available for Fort Collins Temple
Monday, July 11, 2016
Beginning today at 10:00 a.m. MDT, free reservations will become available to tour the newly constructed Fort Collins Colorado Temple. The temple will be open to the public for three weeks from Friday, August 19, through Saturday, September 10, 2016, except for Sundays.

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Grounds
Saturday, July 9, 2016
The beautiful grounds and well-defined garden areas for the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple, featuring numerous Japanese maples, are now completed. The public open house for the temple begins in just one month on August 10, 2016, and continues through September 9.

Angel Moroni Added to Tucson Arizona Temple
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Construction of the Tucson Arizona Temple reached an important milestone this afternoon with the placement of the familiar gold-leafed statue of the angel Moroni atop the temple's dome. [ Video ]

More Materials Arriving for Idaho Falls Temple
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Pallets of marble and buckets of grout are among the materials found in the construction staging area at the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple.

Sapporo Japan Temple Opens to Public This Week
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Beginning Friday, July 8, the public is invited to tour the interior of the Sapporo Japan Temple during an open house that continues through Saturday, July 23. Free reservations are requested. Unable to attend? Take a virtual tour of the temple.

Exterior Lighting System for the Star Valley Temple
Monday, July 4, 2016
New nighttime lighting of the Star Valley Wyoming Temple speaks to the building's holy purpose. "For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ" (2 Corinthians 4:6).

Lantern Arrives at Tucson Arizona Temple
Saturday, July 2, 2016
The lantern that will cap the newly roofed dome of the Tucson Arizona Temple has arrived on site. In Renaissance and Baroque architecture, the lantern was the small cupola, usually with decorative arcades, mounted on top of a dome.

Arequipa Peru Temple Site Is Enchanting
Friday, July 1, 2016
The serene setting selected for the Arequipa Peru Temple is featured in a new series of photographs that includes the beautiful snow-capped Misti in the background. Misti is an active volcano that stands northeast of Arequipa. Construction is anticipated to begin in October 2016.

Pouring the Parapet Wall at the Concepción Chile Temple
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
With the concrete exterior walls in place for the Concepción Chile Temple, workers are now pouring the low-profile parapet wall along the edge of the roof. The parapet wall shields rooftop equipment from view and adds distinction and style to the building, as seen in the temple rendering.

Elder Rasband Visits Barranquilla Temple Site
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Earlier this month, Elder Ronald A. Rasband visited the construction site of the Barranquilla Colombia Temple as part of a trip to northwestern South America that included numerous Church meetings with members and missionaries.

Reservations Now Available for Sapporo Japan Temple Open House
Monday, June 27, 2016
Those wishing to tour the new Sapporo Japan Temple may obtain free tickets for the open house through the online reservation system. The temple will be open to the public July 8–23, 2016.

Final Exterior Panels in Place
Sunday, June 26, 2016
With panels now surrounding the entire Cedar City Utah Temple, the sacred structure already stands as a beautiful monument to the faith of the Southern Utah Saints.

"But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him."
—Habakkuk 2:20

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