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The clock of the cathedral of León only tells the time for some | Culture

The clock of the Gothic cathedral of León has a sun and a moon with faces at the ends of its single needle and four figures that blow winds from the corners of the square where the sphere is housed. The streaks of this spring have brought the debate on the clock through the Union […]

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The curse of salt threatens the cathedral of Cádiz | Culture

Network inside the cathedral of Cádiz to prevent rubble from falling.Juan Carlos Toro Canon Domingo González Villanueva sounded the alarm when only three months had passed since the consecration of the Cathedral of Cádiz, in 1838. As stated in the minutes of the Cabildo, from its brand-new vaults “flakes of stone fell and pieces of […]

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The 21st century knocks on the doors of the cathedral | Culture

The archbishop of Burgos, Mario Iceta, 56, gets up at the end of the interview, says goodbye politely and says: “The funny thing is that here we are not the conservatives, don’t you think?” Iceta arrived in Burgos three and a half months ago and found, among the list of pending issues left by his […]

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The new doors of Burgos Cathedral will not be ready in July, when the monument’s 800th anniversary is celebrated | Culture

The uproar created around the plan to renovate the wooden doors of Burgos Cathedral with bronze ones, the work of the architect Antonio López, continues to grow. The Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando has analyzed the proposal, coming from the Burgos Archdiocese and the Cabildo, and has defended the “desirable conservation of […]

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Burgos cathedral. An angel against the Door of Forgiveness

There are living, inhabited monuments that endure; and dead, those who, useless for the future of life, become a trace of memory, condemned to eternal ruin, to their mummification or dusty disappearance. Between the living and the dead, the game of history unfolds, the future. Keep reading

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The new doors of Burgos Cathedral open a debate on its 800th anniversary | Culture

Recreation of the cover of Burgos Cathedral prepared by Antonio López. Burgos Cathedral it’s anniversary. This Gothic jewel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an emblem of the city, will be – on July 20, 800 – years from the beginning of its construction. The temple faces the anniversary in the midst of a heated […]

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