Salvador Brazil Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement
Announcement:7 October 2018
The Salvador Brazil Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Salvador Brazil Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
No site location has been officially announced for the Salvador Brazil Temple.
On October 7, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Salvador Brazil Temple at the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference. Brazil is the country with the third most Latter-day Saints at 1.39 million members. There are six dedicated temples in Brazil:
17th operating templeSão Paulo Brazil Temple,
101st operating templeRecife Brazil Temple,
102nd operating templePorto Alegre Brazil Temple,
111th operating templeCampinas Brazil Temple,
126th operating templeCuritiba Brazil Temple, and
138th operating templeManaus Brazil Temple. The
Construction completed; furnishing and preparing buildings for public open houseFortaleza Brazil Temple and
Stone cladding tower and exterior walls; stained-glass windows installedRio de Janeiro Brazil Temple are under construction, and plans have been announced for the
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcementBelém Brazil Temple,
Planning and approval phase; property fence erected around temple siteBrasília Brazil Temple, and now the Salvador Brazil Temple. The Saints of Salvador currently make a journey of 500 miles (800 km) to participate in temple ordinances at the
101st operating templeRecife Brazil Temple.1
The Salvador Brazil Temple will be the eleventh temple built in Brazil.
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.