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Curitiba Brazil Temple

Curitiba Brazil Temple

Rua Deputado Heitor Alencar
Furtado, 3641

Plans to construct the temple were announced 23 August 2002, Church leaders broke ground 10 March 2005, and Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Curitiba Brazil Temple 1 June 2008. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in the Brazilian state of Parana and in the state of Santa Catarina.

The exterior of the 27,850-square-foot temple exterior is reinforced concrete, with facade of sienna white granite native to the state of Espirito Santo. Art-glass window panes complete the facade exterior.

Currently, there are more than 20 temples in various stages of construction or have been announced throughout the world.

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Curitiba Brazil Temple


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