Compromise steeple will cap Mormon temple, pending trial
The LDS Church has decided to construct a
smaller steeple on the Boston Temple while awaiting the results of a
lawsuit by neighbors fighting the height of the steeple. The smaller
steeple, which will be finished with granite, will stop at about 70
feet, instead of the 139 feet planned by the Church. The lawsuit
contesting the size of the steeple was filed two years ago.
Soil Sampling Done, Spring Construction start
Literski reports that the LDS Church plans to begin construction on
the Nauvoo Temple next spring. Drawing on an article in the August
6th Madison Wisconsin Capital Times, the report says that engineers
have completed collecting soil samples.
Ex-Missionaries to Britain Can't Give Blood
The Red cross is now banning anyone that was in England for a period of
six months or more during the years 1980-1996 from giving blood. This, of
course, affects thousands of returned missionaries from The Chuch of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Latter-day Saints get new temple in Columbus
The open house for the Columbus, Ohio Temple started
on Saturday, August 21st and will continue through August 28th. The
Temple is the first in Ohio in more than 100 years, according to LDS
Church spokesman Pauline Morello.
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