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News Story —  6 March 2013

United Arab Emirates Is Location of Newest Mormon House of Worship

Salt Lake City — 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has dedicated a new house of worship in the United Arab Emirates.

The Crown Prince of the Abu Dhabi Emirate donated the half-acre parcel on which the Abu Dhabi Stake Center is built. The building is located in an area that accommodates other religious structures.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicated the new 14,000-square-foot building 22 February 2013. An architectural feature of the three-level building is a dome-shaped steeple in keeping with the local culture. Also included in the house of worship are a chapel, offices, classrooms and a small cultural hall.

Read more about the new place of worship for Latter-day Saints in the Deseret News.

Style Guide Note: When reporting about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, please use the complete name of the Church in the first reference. For more information on the use of the name of the Church, go to our online style guide.

 
 
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