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President Uchtdorf Dedicates 145th Temple

The Church’s second temple in Argentina was dedicated on Sunday, May 17, 2015. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presided over the services and gave the dedicatory prayer. Joining him was Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Also attending were Elder Kent F. Richards of the Seventy and the executive director of the Church Temple Department; Elders Walter F. Gonzalez, Jorge F. Zeballos, and Francisco J. Vinas, the South America South area presidency; and temple president and matron, President and Sister Mario Cecilio Cristóbal and Vilma Marta Cattaneo de Romero.

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The Córdoba Argentina Temple was built on the site of one of the first chapels in Córdoba and the Argentina North Mission home. It is the same mission where Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles presided as mission president. Elder Christofferson was one of his missionaries.

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