October 25, 2010

Mormon Temple Breaks Ground in Rome

Jason Swensen, Mormon Times

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For Italian Latter-day Saints, Saturday was about weaving this city's rich spiritual past with a future replete with promise and, they add, eternal opportunities.

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson presided over the groundbreaking ceremony of the future Rome Italy Temple now being built on a pastoral site in the northeast corner of the city. On Saturday, he shared remarks and counsel before offering a prayer of thanksgiving and dedication on the temple site and construction project.

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