Mormons church to 2 new temples in Utah, Brazil

Sat Apr 6, 4:33 PM UTC

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is planning to build two new temples in Rio de Janeiro and Cedar City, Utah.

The faith's president, Thomas S. Monson, announced the new temples on Saturday during the 183rd semi-annual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

More than 100,000 members of the church have gathered in Salt Lake City to hear words of inspiration and guidance for daily living from the faith's senior leaders.

Millions more participate in the semi-annual meeting through satellite, radio or Internet broadcast translated into more than 90 languages.

The semi-annual conference is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.