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Gilding in Tucson Arizona
The stone face of the Tucson Arizona Temple sign was gilded this week. Deseret vegetation, typical of the region, was planted surrounding the sign. Final touches are continuing in preparation for the open house, which will begin Monday 15 May 2017.
Fortaleza Brazil Temple Grows to New Heights
Concrete forms have been set in place for the start of a tower on the east end of the Fortaleza Brazil Temple. Once the lower walls have set, crews will add a hexagonal-shaped cupola topped with a dome and an angel Moroni statue.
Open House Begins in Paris
The completed Paris France Temple opened to the public on Saturday 22 April 2017. The open house will continue through Saturday 13 May, and the temple will be dedicated on Sunday 21 May.
Six Months To Go in Meridian
Construction of the Meridian Idaho Temple has reached the final six-month stretch. A Welcome Center is open on the grounds and allows visitors to safely view the construction site and learn about why The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints builds temples.
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