Piura Peru Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:1 October 2023
The Piura Peru Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Piura Peru Temple has not yet been released to the public.
No site location has been officially announced for the Piura Peru Temple.
On October 1, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Piura Peru Temple at the October 2023 General Conference. Piura is the capital of the Piura Region in northwestern Peru. The temple will be the first house of the Lord in that region and the eighth in Peru. At the time of the announcement, Peru was home to around 630,000 Latter-day Saints in more than 775 congregations. Other temples in the country included the Arequipa Peru Temple, Chiclayo Peru Temple, Cusco Peru Temple, Iquitos Peru Temple, Lima Peru Temple, Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple, and Trujillo Peru Temple.1
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 20 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 1 Oct. 2023.