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Tower of Jesus Christ begins to grow

Today we’ve taken the first steps down the road to a very important milestone in the history of the temple: construction of the tower of Jesus Christ. The first panels on the central lantern, the tallest at the Basilica, began going in this morning with the help of a mobile crane, which lifts them to …

And that’s what the tower of Jesus Christ will be like inside!

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During the last few weeks, we’ve talked a lot about the tower of Jesus Christ in this blog because its construction is about to start. It’ll be the Temple’s highest tower. We’ve revealed the characteristics of the tensioned stone panels with which we’ll build it, which are almost twice as large as the other central …

Passion façade complete with shroud of the Holy Sepulchre

Today, we put in place the burial shroud, the sheet that covered Jesus’s body, above the opening to the sculpture group of the Empty Tomb on the Passion façade. In order to put this piece in place, a special crane was used. The shroud, which is designed in three pieces, weighs a total of 665 …

Work begins to put the three angels in place in the Cross sculpture group

Work began this morning to put the three angels in the sculpture group of the Cross of Glory in place on the top of the pediment of the Passion façade, where the cross was put in last week. The process began with installing the bases for the three figures and, between tomorrow and Wednesday, the …