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Years when countries in South America formally recognized the Church


The following chart shows in which years the countries of South America officially recognized the Church. Following that is a chart which shows the phenomenal growth of the Church in South America.

 

                                   Country                  Year of recognition

                                   Argentina                       1925
                                   Brazil                          1927
                                   Uruguay                         1944
                                   Paraguay                        1948
                                   Chile                           1954
                                   Peru                            1955
                                   Bolivia                         1964
                                   Ecuador                         1965
                                   Colombia                        1966
                                   Venezuela                       1966
                                   Guyana                          1988


                                                                                       (Source: The Church Almanac, 2001-2002)

 


 The growth of church membership in South America



1. 1930 — 73 members

2. 1940 — 751 members

3. 1950 — 1,936 members

4. 1960 — 9,750 members

5. 1970 — 93,875 members

6. 1980 — 396,032 members

7. 1990 — 1,359,309 members

8. 1999 — 2,464,785 members

                                                                                                                    9. 2004 — 2,904,085 members


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