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President Russell M. Nelson announces 18 new temples at general conference

During the Sunday afternoon session of the 192nd Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced 18 new temples to be built in the coming years.

The new temples will be constructed in the following locations:

— Busan, South 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

“I promise that increased time in the temple will bless your life in ways nothing else can,” President Nelson said with this new temple announcement.

There are currently 168 operating temples, 53 new temples under construction and 54 in the preconstruction design phase.

To learn more about temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and temple-related news, click here.

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