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The Madrid Spain Temple is the 56th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (LDS Church) and the 1st temple completed in Spain.

Temple History

The Madrid Spain Temple was the seventh temple built in Europe and the first built in Spain. The Madrid Spain Temple is part of a complex with a stake center and patron housing facility often referred to as the "Temple Square of Madrid."

Missionary work commenced in Spain when a religious liberty law was passed in 1967, allowing for the official recognition of the Church. Clark Hinckley, son of President Gordon B. Hinckley, was among the first four missionaries sent to Spain from other missions.


Temple District

The Madrid Spain Temple serves members from 15 stakes and 2 districts headquartered in Spain:

  1. A Coruna Spain Stake
  2. Baleares Spain District
  3. Barcelona Spain Stake
  4. Cadiz Spain Stake
  5. Cartagena Spain Stake
  6. Elche Spain Stake
  7. Granada Spain Stake
  8. Hospitalet Spain Stake
  9. La Mancha Spain District
  10. Las Palmas Spain Stake
  11. Lleida Spain Stake
  12. Madrid Spain Central Stake
  13. Madrid Spain East Stake
  14. Madrid Spain West Stake
  15. Seville Spain Stake
  16. Valencia Spain Stake
  17. Vitoria Spain Stake

Temple Presidents

Notable presidents of the this temple include:

  1. Kenneth D. Lovell 2020–
  2. Wayne L. Gardner 2017–2020
  3. Carlos J. Somoza Díaz 2014–2017
  4. Donald P. Tenney 2011–2014
  5. Garry K. Moore 2008–2011
  6. F. Burton Howard 2005–2008
  7. David W. Doxey 2002–2005
  8. W. Clive Barney 1999–2002

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Madrid Spain Temple

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The Madrid Spain Temple is the 56th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (LDS Church) and the 1st temple completed in Metropolitan Spain. The Madrid Spain Temple is part of a complex with a stake center and patron housing facility often referred to as the "Temple Square of Madrid."

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