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Groundbreaking Announced for the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple

Groundbreaking Announced for the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the date for the groundbreaking of the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple will be Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 10 a.m. The event will include Church leaders along with invited guests from the community. The groundbreaking marks the beginning of construction. …

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Ground Broken for Durban South Africa Temple

Ground Broken for Durban South Africa Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Ground was broken for the Durban South Africa Temple on Saturday, April 9, 2016, as hundreds of Mormons and other community members gathered to celebrate the event. The temple, announced by President Thomas S. Monson in 2011, will serve as South Africa’s second temple. Elder Carl B. Cook of the Seventy, and president of the …

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LDS Temple News & Updates – Week of Feb 7

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Groundbreakings Announced for Temples in Africa, South America

Groundbreakings Announced for Temples in Africa, South America

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom.  The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that temple groundbreakings will occur on two continents in February, in Africa and South America. Ceremonies of turning over shovels of dirt to signal the beginning of construction will be held for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple and …

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