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Divorced Mormons and single men 31 and older may now serve as temple ordinance workers, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed on Wednesday.

Until now, single men could serve as temple ordinance workers through age 30. Women already were eligible to serve beyond age 31.

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The updated policy removed a waiting period following a divorce.

The policy was circulated to temple presidents last week. The faith has 157 operating temples.

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