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A Bright Spot in Portugal
Framework for the Lisbon Portugal Temple spire was clad in gold-plated panels this week. The shining spire will be topped with a gold-leafed angel Moroni statue. Work continues on the temple grounds and adjacent meetinghouse.
Remodel Update from Oakland
A new water feature on the Oakland California Temple grounds is coming along. Concrete has been poured for the basin of the fountain, which will replace a decades-old feature which has been removed. A bronze fountain stands in the middle of the new concrete basin.
Dedication Date Set for Haitian Temple
This week the First Presidency announced that a public open house for the Port-au-Prince Haiti temple will take place between Saturday 20 April 2019 and Saturday 4 May 2018. The temple will then be dedicated in three sessions on Sunday 19 May 2019.
Updated Rendering for Manitoba Temple
A new official rendering has been released for the Winnipeg Manitoba Temple. Many design elements have changed, including exterior wall material, spire design, and column work.
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