Manila Philippines Temple

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Manila Philippines Temple
Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Manila, 2009).jpg
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Dedicated 25 September 1984 (25 September 1984) by
Gordon B. Hinckley
Site 3.5 acres (1.4 hectares)
Floor area 26,683 sq ft (2,479 m2)
Height 115 ft (35 m)
Preceded by Sydney Australia Temple
Followed by Dallas Texas Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 14°36′4.881599″N 121°4′11.34479″E / 14.60135599972°N 121.0698179972°E / 14.60135599972; 121.0698179972 The Manila Philippines Temple is the 29th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

On April 1, 1981, the LDS Church announced that a temple would be built in the Philippines. The groundbreaking and site dedication for the temple were on August 25, 1982. In January 1981, the LDS Church had purchased land in Quezon City, in the Metro Manila area. The site was partly chosen because of its accessibility to members throughout the temple district.

On September 25, 1984, Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the Manila Philippines Temple. Along with the temples in Cebu City and one announced in Urdaneta, the temple serves half a million members of the LDS Church in the Philippines, Micronesia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, India, and part of Burma. The temple has four ordinance rooms and three sealing rooms and has a total floor area of 26,683 square feet (2,478.9 m2).


Notable presidents of the Manila Philippines Temple include Augusto A. Lim (1996–2000) and Earl M. Monson (2006–09). The current president is Modesto M. Amistad (2014–)

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