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For the first time in the history of the restored Church, three temples opened for public viewing in the same week — Sept. 3-7, 1984, according to the Sept. 16, 1984, Church News.

The Manila Philippines Temple began its open house on Sept. 4, the Sydney Australia Temple on Sept 6 and the Dallas Texas Temple on Sept. 8.

The article stated that the Philippines temple opened shortly after "two destructive hurricanes completed their havoc."

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See how YSAs have gathered around the world from Cambodia to Africa.

Speaking to more than 100 gathered in the Church History Museum auditorium, Elder Kyle S. McKay, a General Authority Seventy, explored several key historic events of Church history to show a pattern of continued revelation in the restoration of the gospel.

Elder Andersen teaches elementary school students about family, President Lund tells ‘outcast’ young men that the Lord has blessings for them, Sister Wright posts about ‘seeing’ others.

In the Church News video "Nauvoo Exodus," leaders and those in historic Nauvoo, Illinois, remember early Church members as they make the mile-long walk down Parley Street to the Mississippi River.

BYU Women's Conference has announced its 2024 keynote speakers. Young women and their leaders are invited to join a Wednesday evening event.

These new mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.