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Angel Moroni Statue Damaged by Lighting Strike Replaced

Angel Moroni Statue Damaged by Lighting Strike Replaced

Earlier in May, a lightning strike damaged the angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Utah Temple. This week, the statue was replaced as reported by Deseret News. A small crowd gathered as workers removed the damaged statue and lifted a new one into place. While the damage was shocking, the statue served its purpose; angel Moroni statues are built with lightning …

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Lightning Strike Damages Angel Moroni Statue

BOUNTIFUL – Lightning struck the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Utah temple Sunday afternoon. The lightning appears to have caused damage to the head and back of the statue. Angel Moroni statues are engineered to act as a lightning rod as they are the tallest point of the building. This isn’t the first time that lightning has struck an …

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Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Places Angel Moroni Statue

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Places Angel Moroni Statue

Originally published on Mormon Newsroom.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints placed an angel Moroni statue atop the highest spire of its temple in downtown Philadelphia on December 30, 2015. This is a major milestone in the construction of the first Mormon temple in Pennsylvania. “Mormons in our area have been watching for this visible highlight of the …

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