It began with a weather vane placed atop the newly completed Nauvoo Temple in 1846. Over the years it has become what is arguably the most recognizable symbol of the Church.

And when a statue of the angel Moroni is placed on the spire of the 50-year-old London England Temple later this year, it will carry forth a tradition that bespeaks a defining doctrine of the restored gospel. Moreover, it communicates unique Mormon belief regarding resurrection and the nature of heavenly beings.

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