Davao Philippines Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:7 October 2018
The Davao Philippines Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Davao Philippines Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
No site location has been officially announced for the Davao Philippines Temple.
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 was dedicated in 1984 and the Cebu City Philippines Temple in 2010. Temples announced for the country include the Urdaneta Philippines Temple, a second Manila temple in Alabang, Cagayan de Oro Philippines Temples, and now the Davao Philippines Temple. There is a strong Church presence in the Philippines where there are over 780,000 members of the Church.1
The Davao Philippines Temple will be the sixth temple built in the Philippines.
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.