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Church announces updates on temples in Puerto Rico and Sweden

Sep 12, 2022, 8:30 PM | Updated: Jan 4, 2023, 2:45 pm

San Juan Puerto Rico Temple...

Artist's rendering of the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple. Photo credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

SALT LAKE CITY — The open house for the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be later this year, the First Presidency announced Monday.

The open house for the temple will be from Dec. 1 to Dec. 17, with the exception of Sundays. The First Presidency also announced Monday that the temple in Puerto Rico will be dedicated on Jan. 15, 2023, in three sessions. 

On Monday, the First Presidency also announced the Stockholm Sweden Temple will close in 2023 for extensive renovations. The church is anticipating the reconstruction of the temple will take three years. After the renovation is complete, an open house will be held in which all interested individuals will be welcome to tour the temple.

Following the open house, the temple will be rededicated. 

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