The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of six houses of the Lord around the world. Church President Russell M. Nelson announced two of them in October 2022 (Ribeirão Prêto, Brazil; Londrina, Brazil), two in April 2022 (Santos, Brazil; Wellington, New Zealand), one in October 2021 (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) and one in October 2020 (Santa Cruz, Bolivia).
Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple
The Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple will be built on a 1.26-acre site located near Dachang Road and Dehua Street, Niaosong District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,900 square feet.
Ribeirão Prêto Brazil Temple
The Ribeirão Prêto Brazil Temple will be built at Av. Antonio Marcal and R. Jose Brandani in Ribeirão Prêto, Brazil. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 32,000 square feet.
Santos Brazil Temple
The Santos Brazil Temple will be built at Avenida Doutor Waldemar Leão, 305, Jabaquara, Santos, São Paulo, Brazil. Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 23,000 square feet. This will be the city’s first temple and the third temple in the greater São Paulo metropolitan area.
Londrina Brazil Temple
The Londrina Brazil Temple will be built at Avenida: Harry Prochet, S/N, Jardim São Jorge, Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 32,000 square feet.
Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple
The Santa Cruz Bolivia Temple will be built at Av. Quinto Anilla y Santa Rosa (Av. Radial 27), Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 29,000 square feet. This will be one of three houses of the Lord in Bolivia. The Cochabamba Bolivia Temple was dedicated in April 2000. The La Paz Bolivia Temple was announced in October 2021.
Wellington New Zealand Temple
The Wellington New Zealand Temple will be built on a 3.35-acre site located near Okowai Road and Whitford Brown Avenue, Aotea, Porirua, New Zealand. Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 14,900 square feet, as well as an ancillary building with arrival facilities and patron housing.
You can read more about each of these new temple locations and the Latter-day Saints who live there on Church Newsroom.
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