The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Argentina

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As of January 1, 2014, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) reported 421,971 members in 70 stakes and 37 districts, 792 congregations (481 wards[1] and 360 branches[1]), 12 missions, and one temple in Argentina.[2]

History[edit]

The LDS Church began in Argentina with the establishment of the South American mission here under the direction of apostle Melvin J. Ballard in 1925.

Missions[edit]

Temples[edit]

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Ciudad Evita, Argentina
2 April 1980
17 January 1986 by Thomas S. Monson
9 September 2012 by Henry B. Eyring
34°43′45.42960″S 58°31′5.610000″W / 34.7292860000°S 58.51822500000°W / -34.7292860000; -58.51822500000 (Buenos Aires Argentina Temple)
17,687 sq ft (1,643 m2) and 112 ft (34 m) high on a 3.73 acre (1.5 ha) site
Modern adaptation of six-spire design - designed by Ramon Paez and Church A&E Services

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Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina
4 October 2008
30 October 2010 by Neil L. Andersen
17 April-2 May 2015
scheduled for 17 May 2015
31°21′31″S 64°14′44″W / 31.35861°S 64.24556°W / -31.35861; -64.24556 (Córdoba Argentina Temple)
TBD
Announced at the 178th Semiannual General Conference.[3]. A public open house will be held from 17 April-2 May 2015, excluding Sundays, and the temple will be dedicated in three sessions on 17 May 2015.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby congregations (wards and branches).
  2. ^ LDS Newsroom (Statistical Information)
  3. ^ Mikita, Carole (October 4, 2008). "LDS Church plans temples in Rome, 4 other locations". KSL.com. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  4. ^ "New Temples To Open in 2015", Newsroom (LDS Church), 2014-12-12 

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