The Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Temple, which was announced in October 2019 by President Russell M. Nelson, will be built at Muniogo Crescent, Badili, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 9,550 square feet.
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In the 20th week of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reopening temples after all 168 in operation were closed in March due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the number of temples offering all living ordinances in Phase 2 of the four-phase plan is just under triple digits.
The two-story structure will be approximately 18,450 square feet. The site will also include patron and temple presidency housing and a meetinghouse. An existing meetinghouse on site will be removed.
In its weekly reopening of temples closed in March due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is reopening five more temples and advancing 10 more to a higher level of operation in its four-phase reopening plan.
Church leaders in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, gathered to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony of the San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple, which will become the second sacred building of its kind for Latter-day Saints in the Central American country.
Announced today on Newsroom, the postponement is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ third for temples that had been set for dedication or rededication and related open house activities.