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

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 493,563 members in 100 stakes and 24 districts, 776 Congregations (596 wards[1] and 180 branches[1]), 9 missions, and 1 temple in Peru.[2]

History[edit]

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Temples[edit]

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38. Lima Peru edit

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Lima, Peru
1 April 1981
10 January 1986 by Gordon B. Hinckley
12°4′10.96680″S 76°56′56.02920″W / 12.0697130000°S 76.9488970000°W / -12.0697130000; -76.9488970000 (Lima Peru Temple)
9,600 sq ft (890 m2) and 112 ft (34 m) high on a 4.5 acre (1.8 ha) site
Modern adaptation of six-spire design - designed by Jesse M. Harris

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Trujillo, Peru
13 December 2008
14 September 2011 by Rafael E. Pino
8°5′54″S 79°2′1.8″W / 8.09833°S 79.033833°W / -8.09833; -79.033833 (Trujillo Peru Temple)
TBD
Announced on 13 December 2008[3]

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Arequipa, Peru
6 October 2012
TBD
Announced by Thomas S. Monson on 6 October 2012[4][5][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ LDS Newsroom (Statistical Information)
  3. ^ "New temple announced in Trujillo, second in Peru", Church News, December 13, 2008, retrieved 2012-11-05 
  4. ^ Mandy, Morgan (8 October 2012). "LDS Church announces plans for new temples in Arizona and Peru". Deseret News. Retrieved 2012-10-18. .
  5. ^ "Mormon Church Lowers Age Limit for Missionaries". ABC News. AP. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-18. .
  6. ^ "New temples announced for Tucson, Arizona and Arequipa, Peru". Church News. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-18. .

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