Praia, Cape Verde
    Footnotes

    “Praia, Cape Verde,” Liahona, 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 in 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