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Groundbreakings for Tucson and Concepcion temples announced

In a news release Aug. 7, the Church announced groundbreaking dates for the Tucson Arizona Temple and Concepción Chile Temple. Each will take place Oct. 17, 2015, at 10 a.m. Attendance at these ceremonies is by invitation only, with the general public invited to view the proceedings live from local meetinghouses.

Tucson Arizona Temple

The Tucson Arizona Temple will be the Church’s sixth temple in the state, joining those in Mesa, Snowflake, The Gila Valley, Gilbert and Phoenix. The temple was announced by President Thomas S. Monson during the October 2012 general conference.

The Tucson temple site is located on N Skyline Drive.

Concepción Chile Temple

This will make the second temple in Chile; the other is the Santiago Chile Temple. The Concepcion temple was announced by President Thomas S. Monson during the October 2009 general conference.

The temple site is located at 1525 Pedro de Valdivia in Concepción, Chile.

The Church has 147 operating temples worldwide.

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