Saturday, October 1, 2011

New Temples Announced

This morning President Monson announced five new temples in the following locations:
  • Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Provo, UT (second temple built from former Provo Tabernacle)
  • Star Valley, Wyoming
With the announcement of five new temples, this brings the total of LDS temples worldwide to 166. 


Brandon Plewe said...

With the recent Church land purchases downtown, we knew something big was going down in Provo. Durban and Barranquilla are a bit of a surprise, aren't they?

Matt said...

Durban and Star Valley were big surprises for me. I figured a temple in Barranquilla was likely within the next decade. I think we'll have every Spanish-speaking country in South America have two temples before long with the exception of Paraguay and Uruguay.