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

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 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have moved to Phase 3 this week, offering proxy ordinances for the dead.

As of this month, all operating Latter-day Saint temples around the globe have reopened at some level of operation.

Latter-day Saint temples were closed in March 2020 to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Which temples are moving to Phase 3?

These four temples changed to Phase 3 this week:

Caracas Venezuela Temple Manaus Brazil Temple Tijuana Mexico Temple Vancouver British Columbia Temple

The online scheduling system for each temple will be activated on the Monday afternoon one week prior to the scheduled starting date.

Which temples are moving to Phase 2-B?

The Fortaleza Brazil Temple will move to Phase 2-B, offering proxy baptisms and all living ordinances, by Aug. 2.

Which temples have paused operations?

The Sydney Australia Temple joined


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