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Salta Argentina Temple Groundbreaking Further Postponed

A second postponement has been announced for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Salta Argentina Temple. The service was originally announced for August 15 and then postponed until October 9, but it is now anticipated to take place in November 2020. The specific day was not released. Both postponements are due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The temple will be constructed on a beautiful field across from the airport in the southern section of Salta.

Groundbreaking Postponed for the Salta Argentina Temple

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Salta Argentina Temple, which was anticipated to take place this Saturday, has been rescheduled for Friday, October 9, 2020. The decision to delay the event by two months was made in response the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The temple will be the third to be constructed in Argentina. Two more temples have been announced for the cities of Mendoza and Bahía Blanca.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Announced for the Salta Argentina Temple

The groundbreaking date for the Salta Argentina Temple has been announced as Saturday, August 15, 2020. Elder Benjamín De Hoyos, president of the South America South Area, will preside at the event. Attendance at the temple site will be by invitation only. Because of current COVID-19 restrictions, local social distancing guidelines will be followed. The service will also be broadcast to meetinghouses in the temple district.