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Fortaleza Brazil Mormon Temples

Plans for the Fortaleza Brazil Temple were announced October 3, 2009, by Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church held a groundbreaking ceremony for the temple site on November 15, 2011. Church leader David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles presided over the ceremony and assured those gathered that “this temple will be a source of hope, light and faith in God for all who come and walk here and in this field. This city will always be better and different because of the temple to be built here.”
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brazil Statistics
Temples

Finished/Dedicated: 6

Under Construction: 1

Announced: 1

Membership

1,289,376

Missions

34

Congregations

1,996

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Mormon temples are the holiest places of worship on earth for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Within these sacred walls, participants commit to live ethical and morally upright lives, and to be faithful to their spouse and family.