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Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa DRC Temple

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Birds in Deception Valley, CKGR – RalfU

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Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple Wiki

Description

The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple is a temple currently under construction in Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple. It is being constructed next to the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake Center on land that has been held in reserve for several years. An institute and seminary building also operate on site.[1]

It is the first temple in Kinshasa, and one of 6 temples in use (3) Announced (1), or under construction (2) in Africa.

History

Announcement

President Thomas S. Monson Announced the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple During his remarks on the Saturday Morning Session of Conference on 1 October 2011. Plans were announced in conjunction with the announcements for the Barranquilla Colombia, Durban South Africa, and Star Valley Wyoming Temples. At the same time public announcement was made of the plans for the Paris France Temple, news of which had leaked previously that summer.[2]

Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple was held on Friday, 12 February 2016. Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles presided. 800 Members plus various local leaders were in attendance.

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Sources and Links

External links

  • Temple at LDS.org(official)
  • Temple at MormonTemples.org (official)
  • Temple at MormonNewsroom.org (official)
  • Temple at LDSChurchTemples.com
  • Temple at LDSChurchNewsArchive.com
  • Temple at Wikipedia

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Sources/Citation

  1. [1]Marianne Holman Prescott “Construction Begins for a New Temple in Africa,” Church News, 12 February 2016. Accessed 24 May 2017.
  2. [2]Thomas S. Monson, “As We Meet Again”, LDS.org, 1 October 2011. Accessed 24 May 2017.

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