Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

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Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple
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Announcement 1 October 2011
Floor area TBD
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The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple is a planned temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to be constructed in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1] The announcement was made by church president Thomas S. Monson on October 1, 2011.[1] The temple was announced concurrently with the Barranquilla Colombia, Durban South Africa, Star Valley Wyoming, and Provo City Center temples.[1] At the time, the announcement brought the total number of temples worldwide to 166. This is the first temple to be built in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The temple's planned location or construction schedule has not been announced.

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  1. ^ a b c d Walker, Joseph (1 October 2011). "LDS general conference opens with the announcement of six new Mormon temples". Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Retrieved 1 October 2011. .
  2. ^ "Mormon church president announces plans for new temples in Utah, Wyoming, Colombia, Africa". Washington Post. AP. 1 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011. .