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Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 April 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) 


Remodel Progress in North Carolina

Crews are making steady progress at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple site. The temple closed in January 2018 for an extensive remodel project. Exposed exterior walls are being covered by new sheets of plywood and framing. Trees and evergreens have been removed from the grounds and will be preserved for replanting following the exterior construction.


Information Center Opens

An information center is now open adjacent to the Rome Italy  Temple site. Visitors can meet with representatives Monday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 3:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Courtesy of Umberto Betty Simoncini


Utilities Connected in South Africa

Underground power lines have been placed leading to the Durban South Africa Temple site. Crews continue to complete auxiliary at the temple and missionary housing facility including plumbing, fire detection, electrical, air conditioning, and lightning protection.

Courtesy of Site Missionary


Exterior Progress in DRC

A new concrete retaining wall and set of stairs sit outside the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple. The temple’s completion date has not been announced, but it is estimated to be done in early to mid-2019.

Courtesy of Democratic Republic of the Congo Mormon Newsroom
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