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

Salvador Brazil Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement

Location

Salvador
Brazil

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
17th operating temple
São Paulo Brazil Temple
, Recife Brazil Temple
101st operating temple
Recife Brazil Temple
, Porto Alegre Brazil Temple
102nd operating temple
Porto Alegre Brazil Temple
, Campinas Brazil Temple
111th operating temple
Campinas Brazil Temple
, Curitiba Brazil Temple
126th operating temple
Curitiba Brazil Temple
, and Manaus Brazil Temple
138th operating temple
Manaus Brazil Temple
. The Fortaleza Brazil Temple
Finalizing construction and landscaping
Fortaleza Brazil Temple
and Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple
Scaffolding erected around tower; stone cladding of exterior walls continues; installation of stained-glass windows underway
Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple
are under construction, and plans have been announced for the Belém Brazil Temple
Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement
Belém Brazil Temple
, Brasília Brazil Temple
Planning and approval phase; site inspected by Church engineers on June 21, 2017
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
101st operating temple
Recife Brazil Temple
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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.