The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the groundbreaking for the Bahía Blanca Argentina Temple. The temple was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. A rendering of the exterior has also been released.
The new temple will be built on a 8.14-acre site at Aldea Romana over Cabrera Avenue. The single-story structure will be about 19,000 square feet and have an ancillary building of approximately 25,000 square feet, including patron housing and a distribution center. This will be Argentina’s fifth temple, following the Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Salta and Mendoza Temples. Argentina is home to more than 470,000 Latter-day Saints in approximately 735 congregations.
Attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony will be by invitation only. Additional details will be provided.
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