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Information, updates and details about the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple.

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Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Details

Latter-day Saints in Philadelphia look forward to having a temple nearby. However, most local residents know little or nothing about the purpose of a temple or how it might affect the community.

This website was created to answer these questions, to provide a means for feedback, to help you get to know your Mormon friends and neighbors and to help explain why the announcement of a new temple would create so much excitement amid church members.

Follow this link for details about the temple. Look for other links on this page to see how the temple is likely to affect the neighborhood, to learn about the purpose of temples, to view news and updates, and to get to know some of your Mormon neighbors.

Neighborhood Questions

Mormon temples are known for their inspiring architecture, quality construction, meticulously maintained grounds and the peace and serenity they evoke.

The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple will be no exception. People of all faiths who live near temples find them to be wonderful additions to the area and often take personal pride in having a temple nearby.

Read more to find answers to frequently asked questions about the construction of the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple.

News & Updates

December 12, 2013

An Inside Look 

November 12, 2013

Latest Construction Photos 

September 17, 2011

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held 

August 02, 2010

Philadelphia Temple Press Conference 

October 04, 2008

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Announced