The reconstruction of Notre-Dame of Paris will start in 2021, according to archbishop

The archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit has confirmed on Tuesday that the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame cathedral, partially destroyed by a fire in 2019, coul

The reconstruction of Notre-Dame of Paris will start in 2021, according to archbishop

The archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit has confirmed on Tuesday that the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame cathedral, partially destroyed by a fire in 2019, could begin "by January 2021", once past the consolidation phase of the building. "We finished off all the consolidation. Reasonably, we can start the work in January 2021", he said to the press during the inauguration of an exhibition of children's drawings representing the cathedral, on the fence of the construction site, in the presence of Jean-Louis Georgelin, chief of operations of the reconstruction of the jewel of gothic art.

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"there are always hazards. But it is reasonable to think," said the archbishop, saluting moreover, in front of dozens of schoolchildren present, the "sign of hope" given by the children with their designs.

The shipyard is known hazard. It was delayed during the summer by action against lead contamination. Then in the fall and winter, the weather may have blocked the work. In the spring, the coronavirus has dived the site in the sleep. He was able to resume recently with the last phase of the delicate operation of dismantling of the scaffolding of the spire of Notre-Dame, which began last week.

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the ambition of The president and Emmanuel Macron is to bring life back to the cathedral by 2024. Bishop Aupetit has also blessed a replica of the statute of Our Lady - the Virgin of the pillar - installed since a few days on the forecourt.

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