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Eager and joyful anticipation
Bishop Norbert Trelle inaugurates six new bells for Hildesheim Cathedral
15.05.2014

Eager and joyful anticipation
St. Mary's Cathedral in Hildesheim officially re-opens on 15 August 2014
13.03.2014

Cretaceous Period meets Middle Ages
Altar designed by sculptor Ulrich Rückriem now in Hildesheim Cathedral
15.12.2013

A Jubilee Stamp
Special stamp commemorating “1,200 Years of the Hildesheim Diocese” to appear in 2015
20.11.2013

Lighter, merrier, more celebratory
The new bells for Hildesheim Cathedral have been cast in Karlsruhe
16.11.2013

Well informed
New coordinating office for the reopening of the cathedral has commenced work
12.11.2013

A Scriptorium in the Church Tower
Excavations authenticate the Gunthar Cathedral, and unveil a medieval library
26.09.2013

America Welcomes the Cathedral Treasury
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opens the Hildesheim exhibition featuring “exquisite works from the Middle Ages”
17.09.2013

Hearty flavour and heavenly scent
Hildesheim master baker supports the new cathedral organ with his “Dom-Kruste”
02.09.2013

Cathedral restoration more expensive than planned
Total costs to increase from just under 30 million to 35.6 million euros
21.08.2013

Important heritage
Prime Minister Stephan Weil visits Hildesheim Cathedral
13.08.2013

Nine in one sweep
New trees are planted at the Domhof – five of them donated
25.04.2013

A full-bodied ringing at the Hildesheim Cathedral
Donors wanted for a new belfry and bells for the Hildesheim Cathedral
09.04.2013

Old Cathedral in a New Light
Report by NDR Fernsehen shows the reconstruction of the episcopal church
03.12.2012

Liturgy and Art
Diocese celebrates topping out ceremony for the new cathedral museum
30.11.2012

Having a plastering good time
20.11.2012

Colourful moving images
Diocesan DVD video illustrates the 1200 years of building history of Hildesheim Cathedral
15.10.2012

A good cause
The Trelle siblings donate the significant years of 815 and 2015 to the timeline, commemorating the restoration of the cathedral.
05.09.2012

Evangelical Church Supports Cathedral Restoration with €10,000
Regional Church of Hannover Sponsors the Year 1517 on Timeline
12.07.2012

A place for eternity
As part of the cathedral renovations, the diocese has re-interred three bishops
16.06.2012

Embellishing old treasures
Auxiliary bishop Hans-Georg Koitz raises funds for the cathedral’s organ and baptismal font
14.06.2012

Brothers not enemies
New “premium year” on the Hildesheim timeline recalls the killing of the Jews of Worms
14.05.2012

Positive Outcome
Bishop’s appeal for funds for the cathedral's refurbishment was a success
17.02.2012

A worthy grave for a saint
Businesses and private individuals support the restoration of the Godehard shrine
13.01.2012

Preserving art treasures
Thomas Adamski sponsors the restoration of the head reliquary of St. Jacob
07.12.2012

A Thousand Years are like a Single Day
Cabaret artist Matthias Brodowy has composed a song for the cathedral
05.12.2011

Preserving art treasures
Thomas Adamski sponsors the restoration of the head reliquary of St. Jacob
07.12.2011

A Thousand Years are like a Single Day
Cabaret artist Matthias Brodowy has composed a song for the cathedral
05.12.2011

€300,000 for the cathedral!
The Cathedral Construction Society handed over a cheque to the cathedral chapter
02.12.2011

Nordparadies and Laurentius Chapel to be given facelift
Further decisions made on Cathedral restoration
07.11.2011

“Wrested from the Bishop”
The latest “premium year” on the Hildesheim timeline commemorates the year town privileges came into force
19.09.2011

The historians were right
Archaeologists discover the foundations of the first Hildesheim chapel
23.05.2011

Eleven for 1249
The new "Premium Year" on the Hildesheim timeline commemorates the award of town status
02.05.2011

Well protected
Minister President David McAllister is the new patron of the Cathedral Restoration Project
18.04.2011

Distinguished visitor to the workshop
Lower Saxony Minister, Professor Johanna Wanka visits the shrine of Godehard
11.04.2011

Research gap closed
Exhibition and a new book explain excavations at the cathedralyard
23.02.2011

Administration management in bishop's church
„Administrative president's task force“ visits the cathedral-building-site
15.02.2011

„Green cloister“ keeps canopy of leaves
Diocese and city fell and plant trees at the cathedralyard
15.02.2011

Manageress of state chancellery visits Hildesheim cathedral
Dr. Christine Hawighorst visualises restoration works
05.01.2011

Collaborating in the maintenance of the World Cultural Heritage
Baker Höweling hands over 8.420 euros to the Hildesheim cathedral-constructionsociety
17.01.2011

Hildesheim cathedral-raisining
Huge press of people while the selling ot the „cathedral-stollen“ in the pedestrian zone
04.12.2010

Sweets for the cathedral
A Hildesheim bakermeister supports the cathedral-restoration with Lower Saxony's biggest christmasstollen
11.11.2010

To be on the track of bishop Bernward
Archeological excavation in the Hildesheim cathedral uncover bricks of the thousand years old floor
30.09.2010

„Worldsensation“ at river Spree
Cathedral-museum equips great parts of the exhibition „treasures of faith“ in the Berlin Bode-museum
30.09.2010

A Great Start
Bishops and the secretary cut the first sod for the new cathedral-museum
03.09.2010

All the year round Bernward's door
A new sheet alamanac with photographs supports the cathedral-restoration
19.08.2010

Two leaves go on a journey
As of 7 May Bernward's door stays in the Roemer- and Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim
04.05.2010

Bells, prayers and chants
Hildesheim cathedral was closed with great programme on Sunday
10.01.2010

Bernward’s wall crisscrosses original planning
The cathedral-restoration becomes more expensive, the equity ratio remains solid
22.12.2009

Small disc – grand pleasure
New organ-CD from the Hildesheim cathedral supports the cathedral-restoration
30.11.2009

70 per cent cocoa, 100 per cent fair
The diocese of Hildesheim creates “Cathedral-chocolate” in support of the cathedral-restoration
25.11.2009

Return for a time certain
Bernward’s Column moves from the cathedral to the neighbouring St. Michael’s church
28.09.2009

To save and construct the heritage
The Hildesheim cathedral will be restored and restructured until 2015
05.06.2009