KUTV — The Raleigh North Carolina Temple was rededicated on Sunday by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was assisted with rededication by Elder Kevin R. Duncan and Elder James B. Martino of the Seventy. The temple will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019.
The Raleigh North Carolina Temple was the 68th operating temple in the world for the Church when it was dedicated on December 18, 1999, by then-President Gordon B. Hinckley.
There are 217 temples in operation and in various stages of construction and renovation presently. President Russell M. Nelson announced 8 new temples at general conference on Oct. 5, 2019.
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