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News Story —  23 June 2008

Ground Broken for Brazil’s Sixth Temple

Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground on Friday at the site of what will be the faith’s sixth temple in the country. The ceremony was attended by community leaders, media representatives and Church members.

The Manaus, Brazil, temple was announced on 23 May 2007. Brazil’s fifth temple, in Curitiba, was dedicated earlier this month.

There are 44,000 Latter-day Saints in the greater Manaus area.

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