In a Brigham Young University (BYU) devotional address Tuesday, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles described the similarities between what Latter-day Saints experienced in the Nauvoo Temple in 1846 with what Church members experienced in temples in North America late last year.
After considering current circumstances and opportunities, an alternate site for the temple has been selected. Previously known as the Tooele Valley Utah Temple, the new temple will be renamed the Deseret Peak Utah Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple.
The temple, which was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 5.80-acre site located at 2093 Powell Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066.
A small group of Latter-day Saint leaders in Mendoza, Argentina, gathered to break ground for the Mendoza Argentina Temple on Thursday, December 17, 2020.
A handful of leaders and invited guests of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a groundbreaking for the Zimbabwe Harare Temple on Saturday, December 12, 2020.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began reopening its temples in May 2020 using a careful, cautious, four-phase approach to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly all the faith’s 168 operating temples have reopened in Phase 1 (husband–wife sealings or marriages by appointment).
A small group of Latter-day Saint leaders and invited guests gathered in Okinawa, Japan, on Saturday, December 5, 2020, for the groundbreaking of a new temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A small group of leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Bengaluru India Temple on the morning of December 2, 2020.
Russell M. Nelson, the prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced Sunday afternoon, October 4, 2020, plans to build temples in the following six locations: Tarawa, Kiribati; Port Vila, Vanuatu; Lindon, Utah; Greater Guatemala City, Guatemala; São Paulo East, Brazil; Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreaking services for three temples in two continents, the Bengaluru India Temple, Davao Philippines Temple and Harare Zimbabwe Temple.