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  • Historic Salt Lake Temple to close for 4 years for renovations

    Salt Lake Temple will shut its doors by the end of the year and remain closed for the next four years as major renovations are underway, church officials said Friday. The temple in downtown Salt Lake City, where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is headquartered, will close on December 29 to address safety and seismic concerns. "This project will enhance, refresh, and beautify the temple and its surrounding grounds," Church President Russell M. Nelson said in a statement. "Obsolete...

  • Buddhists in south east Asia bring New Year in with a splash

    The once calm festival - known as Songkran in Thailand - traditionally sees people paying respects to elders and sprinkling water over figures of Buddha at local temples.

    Mail Online
  • Iconic Salt Lake Temple closing for major 4-year renovation

    An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation.

    ABC News