Angel Moroni

November 30, 2021 10:30 AM MST
Here are some interesting facts about temples without angel Moroni statues and a look at the current renderings for new temples. 
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August 03, 2020 12:00 PM MDT
The angel Moroni statue is an easily recognizable feature on top of temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A reminder of the Restoration, the statue is a way for Latter-day Saints to celebrate a temple’s completion. But did you know that not all angel Moroni statues have looked the same over the years? Church News recently spoke with Emily Utt, historic sites curator for the Church History Department, to learn about the history of the statue and how it has changed.
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November 13, 2019 05:05 PM MST
The angel Moroni statue that sits atop the Nauvoo Temple was replaced on Tuesday due to damage from a lightning strike that had occurred during the summer, according to a report from KSL. After the strike, much of the gold leafing from the statue was peeled away and a piece of the trumpet had been blown off. But that’s not the first time a temple has been struck by lightning.
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Fun
September 12, 2019 11:42 AM MDT
Why did Angel Moroni drop down a 73-foot ramp, jump a 50-foot gap, and land a triple tailwhip on a 27-foot high quarter pipe last month?
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Fun
October 30, 2017 10:00 PM MDT
Sick and tired of being a witch, a hobo, or a toilet-paper mummy for Halloween five years in a row? Still looking for that great Halloween costume that will turn the heads of your fellow ward members? Don't worry, we've got you covered.
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October 25, 2017 02:35 PM MDT
Thanks to Deseret News for making us aware of this story.
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By  LDS Living
April 26, 2017 01:41 PM MDT
There are 10 temples that do not have an angel Moroni (including the new Paris France Temple), but the Salt Lake Temple isn't one of them.
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By  LDS Living
April 12, 2017 04:57 PM MDT
After being closed for two years for extensive renovation, the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple is getting ready for an open house set to begin April 22 and a rededication scheduled for June 4. As part of the renovation process, the 13-foot statue atop the temple was taken down to receive a coat of new gold paint on April 5, but on April 12, Moroni soared back to its perch atop the 153-foot temple. Check out this live video of the event from East Idaho News. Images from East Idaho News
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November 07, 2016 07:29 PM MST
The Paris France Temple is unique and historic in many aspects. With itsdedication set for May of 2017, it will be the first LDS temple in France. It is also one of only two temples (Paris France and Tokyo Japan) where a traditional groundbreaking ceremony was never held.
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October 28, 2016 09:00 AM MDT
As a father, seminary teacher, and artist, Karl A. Quilter Sr. has impacted hundreds of lives through his faith and art. And though he passed away in November 2013 at age 84, his son shares some fun and touching memories of his father’s work and testimony—which still stand in the form of the angel Moroni statues atop temples across the world.
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September 22, 2016 04:05 PM MDT
What an interesting history to learn on the day the Golden Plates were delivered to Joseph Smith.
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By  LDS Living
September 01, 2016 04:00 PM MDT
After nearly 50 years of standing proudly above the Washington D.C. Temple, the angel Moroni has been removed from its crowning spot above the temple's six spires to undergo much-needed restoration.
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July 21, 2016 06:12 PM MDT
Crane operators and construction workers hoisted a stunning 13-foot-6-inch angel Moroni statue to the top of the Meridian Idaho Temple on July 20, 2016.
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July 08, 2016 01:50 PM MDT
A 9-foot-tall, 300-pound angel Moroni statue soared above the Tucson Arizona Temple on Thursday while bystanders broke into a harmonized version of "The Spirit of God."
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June 02, 2016 12:58 PM MDT
During storms on May 22, a bolt of lightning struck the angel Moroni atop the Bountiful Utah Temple, taking off a part of the head and leaving a hole in its back.
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May 23, 2016 07:59 PM MDT
It turns out the angel Moroni statue on the Bountiful Utah Temple that just got struck by lightning wasn't such a rare occurrence after all. Learn more about temples struck by lightning by clicking the link below.
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May 22, 2016 10:25 PM MDT
During storms on Sunday afternoon, May 22, a bolt of lightning struck the angel Moroni atop the Bountiful Utah Temple, taking off a part of the head and leaving a hole in its back.
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By  LDS Living
April 26, 2016 05:34 PM MDT
The Angel Moroni is arguably the most recognizable symbol of Mormons in the world. It's rather fitting, given the important role Moroni played in the church's history. Perched atop nearly every LDS temple, the golden statue blows a trumpet outward, symbolic of the restored gospel being preached to all nations.
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February 15, 2016 03:19 PM MST
East: the direction of the rising sun; a symbol of the resurrection as well as the coming of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; a sign of renewal and rebirth and new life. There are many reasons why east is a strong symbol for Latter-day Saints and for all cultures.
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January 04, 2016 11:00 PM MST
Check out these stunning pictures of the new angel Moroni statue on the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple. What a beautiful addition to the city's skyline!
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December 14, 2015 04:49 PM MST
Latter-day Saints in Connecticut are watching closely the construction progress of that state’s first Mormon temple.
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September 24, 2015 02:01 PM MDT
MR says: Did you know there are 8 different designs of the Angel Moroni on LDS temples? And did you know the Paris, France temple won't have an Angel Moroni placed on it? Read on to find out why. And to learn more fascinating facts, check out 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Angel Moroni Statue.
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