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ABC’s Barbara Walters Discusses Heaven With Church Leader

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ABC’s “20/20” program tonight with Barbara Walters features discussions with religious leaders from various faiths about their views on heaven and the afterlife.

One of Walters’ guests is Elder William R. Walker, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Seventy. Elder Walker talks with Walters about Latter-day Saint temples — particularly the temple’s celestial room, which he says reminds us “that we’re on our way back to God. We’re on our way back to heaven. That’s our objective.”

Read more at ABCNews.go.com.

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