“Mexico City Temple to Reopen after Renovation,” Liahona, Dec. 2008, N6
Following an open house scheduled from October 20 to November 8, 2008, the Mexico City Mexico Temple was set to be rededicated on November 16, 2008. The 25-year-old temple closed for renovation on March 31, 2007.
There are more than one million Latter-day Saints in Mexico. For a quarter of them, the Mexico City temple is the nearest temple.
In conjunction with the temple rededication, a cultural celebration of music and dance was scheduled for November 15, 2008, in Mexico City. The Mexico City Mexico Temple, originally dedicated on December 2, 1983, was the first of 12 temples constructed in Mexico.