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Temple News & Updates | Week of 10 September

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Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at)


Progress in Chile

Crews are making significant progress inside and outside of the Concepción Chile Temple. Stone cladding is nearing completion on the west side exterior wall. Inside the temple, tilework and millwork, including moldings, casings, and doors, are progressing.

Courtesy of Nelson Enrique Gómez Salazar


Framing Begins in Portugal

Construction of the Lisbon Portugal Temple has risen above ground level. Structural framing has begun to be erected above the main floor concrete slab. At the adjoining meetinghouse, structural framing is completed, and exterior walls are nearly completed.

Courtesy of António Paulo


Update from South Africa

Plastering began in the Durban South Africa Temple basement this week. At the missionary housing facility, plumbing, electrical, and ductwork are continuing. Subsoil drainage and backfilling are underway at the front of the temple.

Panoramic view with Durban Temple to left of frame | Courtesy of Brodwyn Von Brughan


Rio Temple Rising

The Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple has risen to visibility above the construction barrier surrounding the temple site. As crews prepare to pour the temple exterior walls, observers can see supportive scaffolding, rebar, and concrete forms.


Open House Dates & Links for Tickets

Meridian Idaho Temple
Saturday 21 October – Saturday 11 November
Tickets Available Here Beginning Monday 25 September 2017


Cedar City Utah Temple
Friday 27 October – Saturday 18 November
Tickets Available Here Beginning Monday 2 October 2017
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