The groundbreaking for the Mormon temple in Rome, Italy is today. President Monson and other Church leaders will participate in the event. This temple in Rome will be the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy.

Read more about the groundbreaking below. We’ll include more stories as they become available.

Groundbreaking for LDS temple in Rome set for Saturday

President Monson to preside over Mormon temple groundbreaking in Rome