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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces the construction of 18 new temples

Oct 2, 2022, 4:11 PM | Updated: 4:17 pm

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Temple Square is pictured during the Saturday afternoon session of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 191st Annual General Conference in Salt Lake City on April 3, 2021. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY — President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the construction of 18 new temples.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to build temples in various locations across the globe.

Below is a list of the announced upcoming temples:

  • Busan, Korea
  • Naga, Philippines
  • Santiago, Philippines
  • Eket, Nigeria
  • Chiclayo, Peru
  • Buenos Aires City Center, Argentina
  • Londrina, Brazil
  • Riberão Prêto, Brazil
  • Huehuetenango, Guatemala
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Prosper, Texas
  • Lone Mountain, Nevada
  • Tacoma, Washington
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Pachuca, Mexico
  • Toluca, Mexico
  • Tula, Mexico

President Nelson made this announcement Sunday in the final session of the October 2022 General Conference.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces the construction of 18 new temples