Cebu City Philippines Temple
Coordinates: The Cebu City Philippines Temple is the 133rd operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Located in Lahug in Cebu City, it is the second LDS temple in the Philippines. Announced in 2006, the temple was dedicated in three sessions on June 13, 2010, following a two-week open house period.
|Cebu City Philippines Temple|
|Dedicated||June 13, 2010 by |
Thomas S. Monson
|Site||11.6 acres (4.7 hectares)|
|Floor area||29,556 sq ft (2,746 m2)|
|Height||140 ft (43 m)|
|Preceded by||Gila Valley Arizona Temple|
|Followed by||Kyiv Ukraine Temple|
|Official website • News & images|
The plans to build a temple in Cebu City were announced by the LDS Church to local church leaders on 18 April 2006. Ground was broken and the site was dedicated on 14 November 2007 by Dallin H. Oaks, a member of the church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines
- Comparison of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- List of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by geographic region
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- Cebu City Philippines Temple (official)