Tijuana Mexico Temple

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Tijuana Mexico Temple
Under Construction
Temple Site
Temple Site
Number TBD edit data
Announcement 2 October 2010
Groundbreaking 18 August 2012 by
Benjamin de Hoyos
Floor area TBD
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 32°29′20.4648″N 116°55′39.198″W / 32.489018000°N 116.92755500°W / 32.489018000; -116.92755500

The Tijuana Mexico Temple is a planned temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to be constructed in Tijuana, México.[3][4] The announcement was made by church president Thomas S. Monson on October 2, 2010, during the church's semi-annual general conference.[1] It will be the thirteenth temple built in Mexico.

Temple site and development[edit]

The Tijuana Mexico Temple will be constructed in southeastern Tijuana near Cerro Colorado.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held August 18, 2012,[5] with Benjamin De Hoyos presiding and Jose L. Alonso directing.[6][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Taylor, Scott (October 2, 2010), "President Thomas S. Monson opens conference by announcing 5 new temples", Deseret News, retrieved 2012-11-11 .
  2. ^ a b Se efectúa la palada inicial del Templo de Tijuana, "Noticia [News Release]", Sala de Prensa: México [Newsroom: Mexico] (SUD [LDS Church]), August 20, 2012, retrieved 2012-11-11  (Spanish)
  3. ^ Five New Temples Announced, "News Release", Newsroom (LDS Church), 2010-10-02, retrieved 2012-11-11 
  4. ^ Dibble, Sandra (July 19, 2012), "Mormons plan to add new temple in Tijuana", U-T San Diego, retrieved 2012-11-11 
  5. ^ Comunidad mormona construirá templo ceremonial regional en Tijuana, Uniradio Informa, 10 August 2012, retrieved 2012-11-11  (Spanish)
  6. ^ Johnston, Jerry Earl (August 25, 2012), "Emblem to the community: Temple ground breaking in Tijuana, Mexico", Church News 

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