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Construction Activity Begins on the Praia Cabo Verde Temple

A few construction vehicles have arrived at the site of the Praia Cabo Verde Temple as site clearing, grading, and excavation activities begin. Ground was formally broken for the temple on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The temple will stand next to the National Library of Cape Verde, established in 1999.

Praia Cabo Verde Temple Groundbreaking Ceremony

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Praia Cabo Verde Temple was held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, with Elder Paul V. Johnson, president of the Europe Area, presiding. At the conclusion of the service, numerous members took the opportunity to turn dirt with the gold-painted shovels and to take photographs commemorating the joyful event.

Groundbreaking Date Set for the Praia Cabo Verde Temple

Elder Paul V. Johnson, president of the Europe Area, will preside over the groundbreaking ceremony for the Praia Cabo Verde Temple on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only, but the services are anticipated to be broadcast to meetinghouses within the proposed temple district. The temple and an adjoining meetinghouse will be constructed on the east side of Avenida Cidade de Lisboa in the Tahiti Chã de Areia neighborhood. Construction is expected to last about two years.
Praia Cabo Verde Temple
Construction barrier erected; site grading continues
Praia Cabo Verde Temple
Construction barrier erected; site grading continues
Praia Cabo Verde Temple
Construction barrier erected; site grading continues