#LDSconf: Four new LDS temples announced


President Thomas S. Monson, prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the Sunday Morning session of the 186th annual General Conference announcing four new temples: Quito, Ecuador; Harare, Zimbabwe; Belem, Brazil; and Lima, Peru.

Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador is home to approximately 15.8 million people and more than 230,000 members of the Church, according to Mormon Newsroom.

Harare, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is home to approximately 14.2 million people and over 26,000 members of the Church, according to Mormon Newsroom.

Belem, Brazil

Nearly 1.3 million of Brazil’s 204 million people are members of the Church, according to Mormon Newsroom.

Lima, Peru

Peru is home to approximately 30 million people and 557,000 members of the Church, according to Mormon Newsroom.

“With the dedication of the Provo City Center Temple two weeks ago, there are now 150 temples in operation throughout the world,” President Monson said. “How grateful we are for the blessings we receive in these holy houses.”



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