The Fortaleza Temple will be Brazil’s seventh temple.
Elder David A. Bednar, who presided at the groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 15, 2011, said, “This city will always be better and different because of the temple to be built here,”according to a November 2011 DeseretNews.com article.
The temple was announced during the October 2009 general conference.
Announced: Oct. 3, 2009
Groundbreaking: Nov. 15, 2011