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Temple News & Updates | Week of 1 July 2018

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Thanks to members of the church worldwide and for providing these updates. Please Note: We report all information we are given. It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) 


Photo Updates from Lisbon Temple

Members in Portugal have been sharing photo updates of the Lisbon Temple as construction continues. The temple has been under construction since October 2015. An official completion date has not been announced.

Stake Center in the foreground, Temple in the background | Photo shared by Luis Camara Manoel via Templo de Lisboa Portugal Facebook page

Preparations for Concepción Open House

The First Presidency has announced dates for the Concepción Chile Temple Open House and Dedication. A free public open house will begin Saturday 15 September and will conclude on Saturday 13 October 2018. The temple will be dedicated on Sunday 28 October 2018 in three sessions.

Missionaries and members outside the temple | Photo shared by Teresa Jacqueline Rivera Muñoz on Concepción Nuestro Templo Facebook page


Construction Updates from Durban

The Durban South Africa Temple has undergone significant changes thanks to construction progress this week. Roof tiles are being laid in place, decorative fiberglass molds have been delivered to the construction site, and interior work is continuing. Elsewhere on the temple grounds, a missionary housing facility is being enclosed with a roof and main electrical connections are being made.

Laying roof tiles | Photo shared by Hillcrest Stake News Facebook page


Video from Arequipa Peru Temple

A Facebook Live video shows progress from the Arequipa Peru Temple. Ground was broken for the structure on 4 March 2017.


Scaffolding Removed from Fortaleza Temple

Construction supports are being removed from the Fortaleza Brazil Temple, making the beautiful details and angel Moroni statue visible.

Photo shared by Wesllye Faustino via Facebook


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Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.

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