Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Davao Philippines Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement

Location

Davao
Philippines

Announcement: 

7 October 2018

Construction Status

The Davao Philippines Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Davao Philippines Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Davao Philippines Temple.


Temple Announcement

On October 7, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for the construction of a temple in Davao City, Philippines at the 188th Semiannual General Conference. The Davao Philippines Temple brings the total number of Filipino temples to six. The Manila Philippines Temple
29th operating temple
Manila Philippines Temple
was dedicated in 1984 and the Cebu City Philippines Temple
133rd operating temple
Cebu City Philippines Temple
in 2010. Temples announced for the country include the Urdaneta Philippines Temple
Preparing for groundbreaking; official rendering released
Urdaneta Philippines Temple
, a second Manila temple in Alabang, Cagayan de Oro Philippines Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement
Cagayan de Oro Philippines Temple
s, and now the Davao Philippines Temple. There is a strong Latter-day Saint presence in the Philippines where there are over 780,000 members of the Church.1


Temple Facts

The Davao Philippines Temple will be the sixth temple built in the Philippines.


  1. "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.