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Deutschlandfunk Kultur traces history of Freiberg Temple

The temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Freiberg in Saxony was completed in 1985. It was thus the first such sanctuary on German soil. Radio journalist Martin Reischke traced how the construction came about. His report was aired on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, in the programme “Zeitfragen” on Deutschlandfunk Kultur.

Helga and Frank Apel with the Freiberg Temple in the background2023 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

He interviewed Frank Apel and his wife Helga from Freiberg who witnessed the events leading to construction of the temple. A recording of the report is available here. Deutschlandfunk Kultur is part of Deutschlandradio, a network of national radio stations in Germany.

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