“Curitiba Brazil Temple Dedication Set,” Ensign, June 2008, 79
The Curitiba Brazil Temple was to be dedicated in four sessions on June 1, 2008, following a cultural celebration on May 31 and a public open house from May 10 to 24.
The Curitiba Brazil Temple thus becomes the 126th temple operating worldwide and the fifth in Brazil. Temples are also located in Campinas, Porto Alegre, Recife, and São Paulo. The Manaus Brazil Temple, which was announced in 2007, will be Brazil’s sixth temple.
The Curitiba temple was first announced in August 2002, and ground was broken in March 2005. It will serve more than 42,000 members, including those from 21 stakes in the states of Paraná and Santa Catarina.