Category Archives: Temples

President Monson announces temple in Kenya

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces plans to build five new temples, located in Brasília, Brazil; the greater Manila, Philippines, area; Nairobi, Kenya; Pocatello, Idaho; and Saratoga Springs, Utah. Source: President Monson Announces Five New Temples

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Zimbabwe temple announced by President Monson

President Monson announced plans to build four new temples, located in Harare, Zimbabwe; Quito, Ecuador; Belém, Brazil; and Lima, Peru. Read more at Mormon Newsroom

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Kinshasa Temple groundbreaking another sign of church’s rapid growth in Africa

With ground broken Friday for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ first temple in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Church now has three temples in development and another three functioning on the continent of Africa. Read … Continue reading

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Ground Broken for Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

Ground has been broken for the first temple in Africa’s Democratic Republic of the Congo. The ceremony was held on Friday, February 12, 2016, for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple. Read more at Mormon Newsroom

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Groundbreakings for Kinshasa temple set for early 2016

The groundbreaking for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple is scheduled for Friday, February 12, 2016. Read more at Mormon Newsroom

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New temple announced for Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

President Thomas S. Monson Abidjan, Ivory Coast today during the Sunday morning session of the faith’s 185th Annual General Conference. Exact locations of the temples will be announced at a later date. Read more at Mormon Newsroom.

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New Temple President

George Bondzie Afful, 66, Umuchichi Ward, Aba Nigeria Stake, called as president of the Accra Ghana Temple, succeeding President Julian P. Breillatt. President Afful’s wife, Victoria Beatrice Dampson Afful, will serve as temple matron. The recorder of the Aba Nigeria … Continue reading

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