|Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple|
|Announcement||3 April 2016|
|Groundbreaking||8 June 2019 by |
Enrique R. Falabella
The intent to construct the temple was announced by church president Thomas S. Monson on April 3, 2016, during the Sunday morning session of the church's general conference. The Quito Ecuador, Belém Brazil and Harare Zimbabwe temples were announced at the same time. The church later announced the second temple in Peru would be named the Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple.
As of April 2016, the church has reported there are approximately 557,000 church members in Peru. On March 7, 2019, the LDS Church announced the groundbreaking to signify beginning of construction that was held on June 8, 2019, with Enrique R. Falabella, president of the church's South America Northwest Area, presiding.
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