Latter-day Saint temple reopenings: Here are the latest updates

Hundreds gather for the rededication of the Ogden temple Sunday.

The Ogden Utah Temple was one of the first temples to reopen after closing due to restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

Four more international temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — headquartered in Salt Lake City — are scheduled to move to Phase 3 in February while two others will “pause” operations due to local COVID-19 conditions.

The four Pacific Area temples shifting to all living ordinances in February include:

Melbourne Australia Temple, changing to Phase 3 on Feb. 1
Adelaide Australia Temple, changing to Phase 3 on Feb. 8
Perth Australia Temple, changing to Phase 3 on Feb. 8
Suva Fiji Temple, changing to Phase 3 on Feb. 8

The following two temples, which have been operating in Phase 2, have paused operations:

Concepción Chile Temple
Santiago Chile Temple

The church continues to adjust temple operations based on government regulations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Latter-day Saint temples, which were closed on March 25, began reopening on May 11 under a four-phase approach.

The Church’s lone temple still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic is the Kyiv Ukraine Temple.
The only temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints still closed worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic is the Kyiv Ukraine Temple.

The list of reopened temples currently includes 159 of the church’s 168 dedicated temples worldwide. As of Jan. 25, there will be 17 temples in Phase 1, 119 temples in Phase 2, four in Phase 3, 19 that are paused, one still closed for COVID-19 and eight closed for major renovations.

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Aba Nigeria Temple (Phase 2)
Accra Ghana Temple (Phase 2)
Adelaide Australia Temple (Phase 3 as of Feb. 8)
Albuquerque New Mexico Temple (Phase 2)
Anchorage Alaska Temple (Phase 2)
Apia Samoa Temple (Phase 3)
Arequipa Perú Temple (Phase 2)
Asunción Paraguay Temple (Phase 2)
Atlanta Georgia Temple (Phase 2)
Barranquilla Colombia Temple (Phase 2)
Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple (Phase 1)
Bern Switzerland Temple (Phase 2)
Billings Montana Temple (Phase 2)
Birmingham Alabama Temple (Phase 2)
Bismarck North Dakota Temple (Phase 2)
Bogotá Colombia Temple (Paused)
Boise Idaho Temple (Phase 2)
Boston Massachusetts Temple (Phase 1)
Bountiful Utah Temple (Phase 2)
Brigham City Utah Temple (Phase 2)
Brisbane Australia Temple (Phase 3)
Buenos Aires Argentina Temple (Phase 1)
Calgary Alberta Temple (Phase 1)
Campinas Brazil Temple (Phase 2)
Caracas Venezuela Temple (Phase 2)
Cardston Alberta Temple (Phase 2)
Cebu City Philippines Temple (Phase 1)
Cedar City Utah Temple (Phase 2)
Chicago Illinois Temple (Phase 2)
Ciudad Juárez Temple (Paused)
Cochabamba Bolivia Temple (Phase 2)
Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple (Paused)
Columbia River Washington Temple (Phase 2)
Columbia South Carolina Temple (Phase 2)
Concepción Chile Temple (Paused)
Copenhagen Denmark Temple (Phase 2)
Córdoba Argentina Temple (Phase 2)
Curitiba Brazil Temple (Phase 2)
Dallas Texas Temple (Phase 2)
Denver Colorado Temple (Phase 2)
Detroit Michigan Temple (Phase 2)
Draper Utah Temple (Phase 2)
Durban South Africa Temple (Paused)
Edmonton Alberta Temple (Phase 1)
Fort Collins Colorado Temple (Phase 2)
Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple (Phase 2)
Fortaleza Brazil Temple (Phase 2)
Frankfurt Germany Temple (Phase 2)
Freiberg Germany Temple (Phase 2)
Fresno California Temple (Paused)
Fukuoka Japan Temple (Phase 2)
Gilbert Arizona Temple (Phase 2)
Guadalajara Mexico Temple (Phase 1)
Guatemala City Guatemala Temple (Phase 2)
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