Mormon Temples Today

Mormon Temples Today

By 2006, there were 122 operating temples, with twelve more either in the planning or construction phase.  President Gordon B. Hinckley said that the pace will slow from the tremendous surge seen in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but will continue until there are...
The Kirtland Mormon Temple

The Kirtland Mormon Temple

In Ohio, the Mormons were building their community in Kirtland, a small community southeast of Cleveland.  May of 1833, while the Mormons in Missouri were being driven from their homes, Joseph Smith received a revelation commanding the Mormons to build a House of the...
Mormon Temples and the Expanding Church

Mormon Temples and the Expanding Church

After most of the turbulence of the nineteenth century, which witnessed much persecution against the Mormons, the Mormon Church began to grow worldwide in the twentieth century.  In 1915, President Joseph F. Smith announced the construction of the Laie Hawaii Temple,...
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