2019
Praia, Cape Verde
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“Praia, Cape Verde,” Liahona, September 2019

The Church Is Here

Praia, Cape Verde

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