Praia, Cape Verde
    Footnotes

    “Praia, Cape Verde,” Ensign, September 2019

    The Church Is Here

    Praia, Cape Verde

    Praia, Cape Verde

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    Here are a few facts about the Church in Cape Verde:

    1

    Temple announced, to be built in Praia

    14,205

    Church members

    42

    Congregations

    100+

    Full-time missionaries

    9

    Islands inhabited out of 10; members and missionaries live on all 9

    350

    Distance in miles to the west coast of Africa (560 km)

    1989: First missionaries arrive

    1991: Members from Cape Verde begin receiving mission calls

    1994: Islands formally dedicated for the preaching of the gospel

    2012: First stake organized