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Carmen, Philippines
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“Carmen, Philippines,” Liahona, September 2020

The Church Is Here

Carmen, Philippines

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The Carmen Branch, represented by this location in Bohol, is in the Tagbilaran stake and is one of 1,227 congregations in the Philippines. Here are some facts about the Church in the Philippines:

785,164 Church members (1 in every 134 people)

107 stakes and 68 districts

22 missions

2 temples operating, 1 under construction, 4 announced

1 missionary training center

1967

First mission organized

1969

Highest number of baptisms compared with any other country in the world

1973

First stake formed

2017

Fifth nation in the Church to reach 100 stakes