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Temple News & Updates | Week of March 6

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Ground Broken for Rio de Janeiro Temple

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Courtesy of LDS Church Temples

Update: Members in Brazil participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rio de Janeiro Temple. Watch the proceedings here.

Groundbreaking Held for Arequipa Peru Temple

Update: Elder Carlos A. Godoy oversaw the groundbreaking ceremony for the Arequipa Peru Temple.

Temple Facts: The Arequipa temple was announced by President Thomas S. Monson on October 6, 2012.

Entrance to Tucson Arizona Temple Completed

Update: Entry doors and the Holiness to the Lord plaque have been installed at the Tucson Arizona Temple.

Temple Facts: Open house tickets will become available May 15, 2017.

Courtesy of Stan Kartchner
Courtesy of Stan Kartchner



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