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

Tacoma Washington Temple

Tuguegarao City Philippines Temple

Iloilo Philippines Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced




2 April 2023

Construction Status

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

Temple Rendering

An official rendering of the Iloilo Philippines Temple has not yet been released to the public.

Temple Site

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

Temple Announcement

On April 2, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Iloilo Philippines Temple at the April 2023 General Conference. It was the 12th temple announced for the country. Iloilo City is the capital of Iloilo province in Central Philippines. The city is about 400 miles south of Manila. Church growth in the Philippines has been among the fastest in the world since it officially opened for missionary work in 1961. At the time of the temple's announcement, there were more than 850,000 Latter-day Saints in nearly 1,275 congregations in the country.1

  1. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 15 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Apr. 2023.