On Monday, the 28th of June/11th of July 2016, a twenty-member group of undergraduate and graduate students from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), led by Professor A. Moropoulou, visited the Patriarchate. The visit took place in the context of the initiative for the restoration of the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulchre, now underway.
The students were welcomed by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem. The Patriarch informed the students on the Patriarchate’s work through the centuries across Jerusalem and all the Holy Sites in the Holy Land, centered around the Holy Sepulchre and the Aedicula erected upon it.
Professor Moropoulou, project coordinator, spoke about the technical aspects of the restoration, before making a detailed on-site presentation of the works underway. Receiving the Patriarch’s blessing, Ms Moropoulou went on to guide students to the Aedicula for veneration and a technical update.