There seems to be a typo in the article - it said there are 5 temples in
Guatemala. There are 5 missions - one temple in service, and one under
What a blessing in the land of the eternal spring. I served in
Xela(Quetzaltenango) when the Saints had to travel to Mesa for temple blessings.
Our mission included all of Guate and El Salvador. Elder McConkie came to
establish the Quetzaltenango Stake, 700th of the Church. What an amazing event
the dedication will be, in the heart of Book of Mormon lands.
I checked the Church's website temple page and found only one temple in use at
this time. Someone is not checking facts before they write. It would be
wonderful to have that many temples in Guatemala.
TO: licateadel and CougarBlueWow! Talk about short fuses. I am from
Idaho, just a simple farm boy, and have read the article several times and
haven't be able to find anywhere where it mentions there are five temples in
Guatemala. Someone is not reading thoroughly before they tighten the loop at the
gallows. Please lighten up just a bit.
Why is the Boise, ID temple closing? Nothing else was mentioned.
@Commentater: That's probably because DNews saw the comment and corrected the
error.@The Deuce: The LDS Newsroom website doesn't say either. The
typical reasons are to expand the facilities and increase capacity, to improve
the interior when it starts looking dated, or to replace outdated mechanical
They said the temple is being closed for renovation. I am not sure I have ever
seen a more precise description than that given of a renovation.