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Today [[The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]] (sometimes referred to by the media or friends of other faiths as "The Mormon Church") has over 16 million members in over 160 nations worldwide. Currently, 166 of its beautiful temples adorn sites in North, South, and Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and numerous islands of the sea. There are currently six temples under construction and 45 temples that have been announced (not yet under construction) for a total of 209 Temples. The following temples are currently undergoing renovations: [[Asuncion Paraguay Temple|Asunción Paraguay Temple]], [[Raleigh North Carolina Temple]], [[Tokyo Japan Temple]], [[Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple]], [[Washington D.C. Temple]], and the [[Mesa Arizona Temple]].
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Today [[The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]] (sometimes referred to by the media or friends of other faiths as "The Mormon Church") has over 16 million members in over 160 nations worldwide. Currently, 166 of its beautiful temples adorn sites in North, South, and Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and numerous islands of the sea. There are currently 14 temples under construction and 37 temples that have been announced (not yet under construction) for a total of 217 Temples. The following temples are currently undergoing renovations: [[Asuncion Paraguay Temple|Asunción Paraguay Temple]], [[Raleigh North Carolina Temple]], [[Tokyo Japan Temple]], [[Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple]], [[Washington D.C. Temple]], [[Mesa Arizona Temple]], [[Frankfurt Germany Temple]], [[Hamilton New Zealand Temple]], and the [[Hong Kong China Temple]].
  
 
The relief and humanitarian efforts of the Church have helped bless the lives of millions around the world, regardless of faith, as it follows the example of its Living Head, [[Jesus Christ]]. Sadly, The Church of Jesus Christ is still greatly misunderstood, and many myths and falsehoods still exist. We hope that this site will provide information to those who visit hoping to gain knowledge about Latter-day Saints (nicknamed "Mormons"), either on a given topic in Mormonism or simply about Latter-day Saints in general. Articles cover topics about such things as basic Mormon beliefs, Mormon doctrine, Mormon history and leadership, temple work, family life, Mormon literature, controversial topics, and Church organizations and humanitarian efforts.  
 
The relief and humanitarian efforts of the Church have helped bless the lives of millions around the world, regardless of faith, as it follows the example of its Living Head, [[Jesus Christ]]. Sadly, The Church of Jesus Christ is still greatly misunderstood, and many myths and falsehoods still exist. We hope that this site will provide information to those who visit hoping to gain knowledge about Latter-day Saints (nicknamed "Mormons"), either on a given topic in Mormonism or simply about Latter-day Saints in general. Articles cover topics about such things as basic Mormon beliefs, Mormon doctrine, Mormon history and leadership, temple work, family life, Mormon literature, controversial topics, and Church organizations and humanitarian efforts.  

Latest revision as of 12:54, 9 October 2019

Today The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes referred to by the media or friends of other faiths as "The Mormon Church") has over 16 million members in over 160 nations worldwide. Currently, 166 of its beautiful temples adorn sites in North, South, and Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and numerous islands of the sea. There are currently 14 temples under construction and 37 temples that have been announced (not yet under construction) for a total of 217 Temples. The following temples are currently undergoing renovations: Asunción Paraguay Temple, Raleigh North Carolina Temple, Tokyo Japan Temple, Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple, Washington D.C. Temple, Mesa Arizona Temple, Frankfurt Germany Temple, Hamilton New Zealand Temple, and the Hong Kong China Temple.

The relief and humanitarian efforts of the Church have helped bless the lives of millions around the world, regardless of faith, as it follows the example of its Living Head, Jesus Christ. Sadly, The Church of Jesus Christ is still greatly misunderstood, and many myths and falsehoods still exist. We hope that this site will provide information to those who visit hoping to gain knowledge about Latter-day Saints (nicknamed "Mormons"), either on a given topic in Mormonism or simply about Latter-day Saints in general. Articles cover topics about such things as basic Mormon beliefs, Mormon doctrine, Mormon history and leadership, temple work, family life, Mormon literature, controversial topics, and Church organizations and humanitarian efforts.

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