Posts Tagged ‘restoration’

Christ Church Cathedral: First a two-year stabilisation programme

Monday, June 29th, 2020

It will take a year to complete the stabilisation of the Christ Church Cathedral in Christchurch to a point where people could safely enter the earthquake-damaged building. Large steel frames will be installed on the west wall, the transepts, the back of the cathedral and the southern side of the building near where the tower Read more

Notre Dame – the fast-track to restoration

Monday, April 29th, 2019

The French government’s aim to fast-track Notre Dame’s restoration has gained impetus, with a bill designed to speed up the famous cathedral’s reconstruction going before parliament in a few weeks. The cathedral was badly damaged in a fire on 15 April. The bill will allow the government to pass emergency orders regarding Notre Dame so Read more

Good Friday collection helps maintain holy places

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Money from the annual Good Friday collection taken up in Catholic churches around the world last year enabled restoration and maintenance on holy places in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Nazareth, Magdala, Capernaum, Mount Tabor and Mount Nebo. In a letter to Catholic bishops, the prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, said a Read more