Fortaleza Brazil Temple Dedication
- June 2, 2019
- Fortaleza, Brazil
- Youth devotional: June 1
- Dedication: June 2
The Fortaleza Brazil Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be dedicated Sunday, June 2, and a devotional for the youth is the day before on June 1.
Brazil’s seventh temple and the 165th temple in the world was first announced by President Thomas S. Monson in October 2009. The groundbreaking was held November 11, 2011, at the temple site located at Avenida Santos Dumont in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. (See related story.)
The Church has been in Brazil since 1929 and currently has over 1.3 million members spread throughout more than 2,000 congregations in the country.
Other Latter-day Saint temples in Brazil are located in Campinas, Curitiba, Manaus, Porto Alegre, Recife, and São Paulo. Additional temples have been announced or are under construction in Belém, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, and Salvador.
Site plan for the Fortaleza Brazil Temple.