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Notre-Dame Cathedral - Latest News
Jul 17, 2019 - 12:45 pm .- France’s Parliament on Tuesday passed a bill on the rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral— three months after a fire destroyed the church’s roof— even amid disagreement on the best way to proceed with the restoration.
Jun 25, 2019 - 03:10 pm .- A clock nearly identical to the one destroyed in the fire at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris has been found in storage.
Jun 17, 2019 - 03:10 pm .- During Saturday's Mass in a side chapel of Notre-Dame de Paris, the cathedral's first since its April fire, Archbishop Michel Aupetit emphasized that the church is no mere cultural heritage of France, but is meant for the worship of God.
Jun 12, 2019 - 03:28 pm .- The first Mass in Notre-Dame de Paris since the cathedral's April fire will be said Saturday evening in a side chapel that houses the crown of thorns.
May 28, 2019 - 06:01 pm .- The French Senate on Monday passed a bill on the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris, the city's cathedral, adding a clause that it must be rebuilt as it was before last month's fire which destroyed its roof and spire.
May 16, 2019 - 08:00 pm .- One month after a fire destroyed the roof and spire of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Archbishop of Paris released an update on reconstruction efforts and the donations received thus far.
Apr 26, 2019 - 09:49 am .- Sure, smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, low birth rates, strokes, and arthritis. But smoking didn’t cause the April 15 fire at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, at least according to construction workers who smoked on the site.
Apr 19, 2019 - 08:02 am .- After a massive fire gutted the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris April 15, the cathedral’s rector says a temporary wooden church might soon be constructed in the esplanade, or plaza, adjacent to the cathedral.
Apr 17, 2019 - 08:55 pm .- The man was apprehended by cathedral security around 8 p.m. and taken into police custody by officers with the NYPD Critical Response Command.
Apr 17, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- A copper rooster containing relics and thought to have been destroyed in the collapse of Notre-Dame de Paris has been found damaged but intact.
Apr 17, 2019 - 01:10 pm .- President Donald Trump and Pope Francis spoke on the phone Wednesday afternoon, with the president pledging to assist with the rebuilding of Notre-Dame de Paris.
Apr 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Father Pierre Amar was praying in Notre-Dame de Paris at 5 p.m. Monday evening to prepare spiritually for the Easter Triduum; hours later he was ringing the “funeral bells” at his parish to mourn the flames consuming the “mother of all the cathedrals in France.”
Apr 16, 2019 - 10:06 am .- As the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris burned Monday evening, young Frenchwoman Julie Brocas wandered the streets of the city – she did not want to go home, but she was too emotionally exhausted to continue watching the flames engulf the cathedral.
Apr 16, 2019 - 05:28 am .- Pope Francis Tuesday expressed his unity with the people of France following a major blaze at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, encouraging the rebuilding of the “architectural jewel” and “witness of the faith.”
Apr 15, 2019 - 05:14 pm .- Shortly after midnight Tuesday, firefighters said the main structure of Notre-Dame de Paris, the city's cathedral, had been preserved from collapse.