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The Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) under construction. The intent to construct the temple was announced by church president Thomas S. Monson on April 5, 2015, during the Sunday morning session of the church's general conference.[4] The Bangkok Thailand and Port-au-Prince Haiti temples were announced at the same time.

Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire Temple
Under Construction
Number TBD edit data
Announcement 5 April 2015
Groundbreaking 8 November 2018 by
Neil L. Andersen

On November 8, 2018, a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the beginning of construction took place, with Neil L. Andersen presiding.[2][3] Marcus B. Nash and Edward Dube, general authority seventies, and Daniel Kablan Duncan the country's vice president and former prime minister of the Ivory Coast also participated in the groundbreaking.

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  1. ^ Walch, Tad (5 April 2015). "3 new LDS temples to be built in Ivory Coast, Haiti and Thailand, President Monson announces". Deseret News. Retrieved 2015-04-05..
  2. ^ a b "Groundbreaking Announced for Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Temple". Newsroom. LDS Church. 4 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Elder Andersen Presides at the Groundbreaking of Abidjan Cȏte d'Ivoire Temple: Sunny day of gladness". Newsroom. LDS Church. 8 November 2018.
  4. ^ Thomas S. Monson, "Blessings of the Temple", Liahona, May 2015.

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