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

Salvador Brazil Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement




7 October 2018

Construction Status

The Salvador Brazil Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Salvador Brazil Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.

Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Salvador Brazil Temple.

Temple Announcement

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: São Paulo Brazil Temple, Recife Brazil Temple, Porto Alegre Brazil Temple, Campinas Brazil Temple, Curitiba Brazil Temple, and Manaus Brazil Temple. The Fortaleza Brazil Temple and Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple are under construction, and plans have been announced for the Belém Brazil Temple, Brasília 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 Recife Brazil Temple.1

Temple Facts

The Salvador Brazil Temple will be the eleventh temple built in Brazil.

  1. "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.

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