Sunday, September 15, 2013

2 New Temples announced at April General Conference

Cedar City, Utah

The Cedar City Utah Temple will be the 17th in Utah, including the announced Payson Utah and Provo City Center Temples as well as the Ogden Utah Temple which is currently under renovation. There are nearly two million Church members in Utah.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazil is home to nearly 200 million people including over 1,173,000 members of the Church. Brazil is home to six operating temples, with an additional temple announced for Fortaleza Brazil, bringing the total to eight with today’s announcement. The São Paulo Brazil temple, the first in Brazil, was completed in 1978.

There are now 170 announced temples in 46 countries. 141 in operation, with 15 under construction.

Maps from - this is a great web site for temple information.

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