Salta, Argentina
    Footnotes

    “Salta, Argentina,” Liahona, August 2019

    The Church Is Here

    Salta, Argentina

    Salta Argentina

    Photograph from Getty Images

    Here are a few facts about the Church in Argentina:

    2

    Temples in operation

    452,000

    Church members

    769

    Congregations

    14

    Missions

    1923

    Two German families who are Church members move to Argentina.

    1925

    Apostle Melvin J. Ballard sent to Argentina; six members baptized.

    1939

    First chapel built in South America, in Buenos Aires.

    2018

    Salta Argentina Temple announced.

    The El Portezuelo Ward chapel

    A hospital where members often donate blood and clothing

    In Spanish the city is often referred to as Salta la Linda, “Salta the Beautiful.” It will be even more beautiful when it becomes home to a temple.