The following is excerpted from the Church News. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.

One temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the United States will resume offering all living ordinances, while a temple in Japan is joining 22 others previously announced in readying for proxy baptisms later this month.

After completely closing all of its temples worldwide in late March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Church continues to reopen its temples and their operations in a careful and cautious four-phase plan.

As announced Monday, April 19, the Boston Massachusetts Temple will resume Phase 2 operations, offering all living ordinances.

Also on April 26, the Sapporo Japan Temple will begin offering proxy baptisms in addition to all living ordinances as it moves to Phase 2-B.

As previously announced, 20 U.S. temples and one each in Canada and Bolivia are moving to Phase 2-B on the same date.

Listed by Church area, the 23 beginning Phase 2-B operations on April 26 include:

To see the list, organized by area, CLICK HERE.