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From a garage to a temple: Rome temple a 'miracle,' sign of bright future in Italy Nothing in the past 30 years has been easy, but Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve counted the temple's completion, after seven years marked by delays, as a "marvelous miracle."
The Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pictured after sunset on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.
Elder Holland presides at Urdaneta Philippines Temple groundbreaking — here's a quick look at future temples in the country Newsroom announced that on Jan. 16, Senior Church leaders, including Elder Jeffery R. Hollanad of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, joined local community leaders to break ground for the Urdaneta Philippines Temple.
Senior Church leaders joined community leaders in Urdaneta, Pangasinan on Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019, to break ground for a new temple.
New video shows exquisite shots of the Rome Italy Temple In light of the Rome Italy Temple public open house, running from Jan. 28 through Feb. 16, 2019, Newsroom released a video detailing the process of how this historic temple came to be.
The Rome Italy Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pictured on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.
First look: Elder Bednar, Elder Rasband tour the Rome Italy Temple with journalists and political dignitaries The doors to the Rome Italy Temple were opened on Monday, Jan. 14, to welcome the first wave of visitors and media from around the world.
The Rome Italy Temple is reflected in the window of the Rome Temple Visitor's Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.
First rendering released for San Juan Puerto Rico Temple An artist rendering of the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple, the third temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Caribbean, was released Saturday, Jan. 12.
An artist rendering of the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple. The rendering was released Saturday, Jan. 12.
Fortaleza Brazil Temple open house, dedication dates announced Open house and dedication dates for the Fortaleza Brazil Temple has been announced by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Rendering of the Fortaleza Brazil Temple.
The 'love and warmth' that makes the Alaska temple dedication 20 years ago memorable today Twenty years ago today, the Anchorage Alaska Temple was dedicated on Jan. 9, 1999. President Hinckley led the dedication as some 6,291 members looked on.
The Anchorage Alaska Temple was one of the first three temples announced in 1997 after President Gordon B. Hinckley introduced the smaller temple concept. The temple was dedicated on January 9, 1999. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the dedication.
Of the recently announced temples, 85 percent are international. Here's why that matters International temples have been covering the globe like never before. Take a look at where they've been and what to expect in years to come.
The Sao Paulo Brazil Temple.
First Presidency releases statement on temples
The Salt Lake Temple reflects in the reflection pool on Jan. 3, 2018. The First Presidency released a statement about temples on January 2, 2019.
19 Latter-day Saint temples were announced this year. Here's a look at dedications, groundbreakings in 2018 Two new temples were dedicated in 2018, and with the announcement of 19 new temples this past year there's a lot more to look forward to.
Preparations are completed for the dedication of the LDS Concepcion Chili Temple in Concepcion, Chili on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
Open house, rededication dates set for Oakland California Temple Dates for a public open house beginning May 11 and a June 16 rededication have been announced for the Oakland California Temple, which closed earlier this year for renovations.
The Oakland California Temple is set for a public open house from May 11 through June 1 — excluding Sundays — prior to its rededication on June 16, 2019.
The temple in Italy is already a point of curiosity in Rome — and that's a good thing The combined efforts of members and missionaries over the decades have helped bring a temple to Rome, and that temple in turn will bless the lives of members and help foster additional opportunities for missionaries in years to come.
Elder Bryce Dickey and Elder Travis Wagstaff talk to a man as part of their finding efforts in Rome, Italy, on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
Read the dedicatory prayer of the Barranquilla Colombia Temple Following is the text of the prayer offered by President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, to dedicate the Barranquilla Colombia Temple on Sunday, Dec. 9.
The Barranquilla Colombia Temple.
The 161st Latter-day Saint temple is dedicated in Colombia It was an exciting day for Latter-day Saints in Colombia as President Dallin H. Oaks and Elder Ulisses Soares dedicated the second temple in their country on Dec. 9, 2018.
Dedicated Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, the Barranquilla Colombia Temple is that nation's second temple and the 161st in operation in the world.
Colombia's newest temple is already helping area youth make 'the right choice' President Dallin H. Oaks and Elder Ulisses Soares remind Barranquilla-area young men and young women to stay on the "covenant path" by serving in the Church's newest temple.
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency,  shakes the hands of young women who arrived early to secure front row seats for the Dec. 8, 2018, youth devotional in Barranquilla, Colombia.
Groundbreaking announced for Thailand's first temple Construction for Thailand's first temple will officially commence at the beginning of next year after a groundbreaking ceremony to be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
Rendering of the Bangkok Thailand Temple.
Urdaneta Philippines Temple construction to begin in 2019. Here's a quick look at the Church's growth in the country The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday, Nov. 19, the dates for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Urdaneta Philippines Temple.
Rendering of the Urdaneta Philippines Temple.
Open house and dedication dates announced for Haiti temple The open house dates for the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple were announced by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Nov. 14.
A rendering of the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple.