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“Temple News,” Ensign, November 2018

Temple News

The Church plans to build 12 new temples, President Russell M. Nelson announced in his concluding remarks at general conference (see page 113). He also announced plans to renovate the Salt Lake Temple and other “pioneer-generation” temples, adding that details will be provided later.

Temples will be built in Mendoza, Argentina; Salvador, Brazil; Yuba City, California, USA; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Praia, Cape Verde; Yigo, Guam; Puebla, Mexico; Auckland, New Zealand; Lagos, Nigeria; Davao, Philippines; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Washington County, Utah, USA.

Four temples will soon be dedicated: the Concepción Chile Temple on October 28; the Barranquilla Colombia Temple on December 9; the Rome Italy Temple the week of March 10 to March 17, 2019; and the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple on April 14, 2019.

And two temples were recently rededicated: the Houston Texas Temple was rededicated on April 22, 2018, and the Jordan River Utah Temple was rededicated on May 20, 2018.