Devastated by fire in 2019, since 2020 the specialist has been helping to lovingly restore the world’s famous Cathedral.
Patrick Chauvet, the rector of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, thanked Poles for their support after the cathedral's partial destruction in a 2019 fire. Thursday marks the second anniversary of the disaster.
Measuring 2.73 metres in height, 3.7 metres in length and 142 centimetres in width, the blockbusting marvel weighs 250kg and took over 400,000 Lego bricks and 500 hours to build.
Mgr Patrick Chauvet, Bishop of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, will be guest of honour at a Friday fundraising concert in aid of its reconstruction in the St. Stanislaus Kostka Archcathedral Basilica in Łódź, central Poland.
Polish National Committee ICOMOS has offered France help in the reconstruction of Paris's Notre-Dame Cathedral, partially destroyed by fire on Monday night, Poland's Ministry of Culture and National Heritage has announced.
President Andrzej Duda wrote in a message of sympathy to the French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday that Poland was ready to participate in the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, which was destroyed by fire a day earlier.
"Let's rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral together as Europeans," Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Twitter on Monday evening, referring to the fire that consumed the medieval Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.