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Jul 25, 2019 - 02:48 pm .- Almost four months after a fire destroyed the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris, officials are concerned that the building is still at risk of collapse. Now instead of a fire threatening the 850-year-old building, it is the record summer temperatures that may further erode the stonework.
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.
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 - 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 16, 2019 - 08:47 am .- Seeing Notre Dame de Paris burning and threatening to collapse was a shock that left everyone voiceless – including President Emmanuel Macron, who canceled a speech dealing with the social unrest in France over the past few months.
Apr 15, 2019 - 02:57 pm .- Catholics around the world watched with horror as the roof of Cathedrale Notre-Dame was engulfed with flames on Monday afternoon. The blaze began shortly after the church closed for visitors, and everyone was evacuated safely, though the entirety of the roof collapsed into the church.
Apr 15, 2019 - 01:34 pm .- Firefighters in Paris are battling a fire in the roof of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, which threatens to destroy one of Europe’s oldest and most recognizable Catholic cathedrals. The cause of the fire remains unknown.
Apr 15, 2019 - 11:33 am .- Firefighters at Cathedrale Notre-Dame brought a devastating blaze under control, after the Paris cathedral caught fire Monday night.
Feb 15, 2019 - 08:26 am .- Bishop Luigi Ventura, apostolic nuncio to France since 2009 and a long-time Vatican diplomat, is under investigation for alleged sexual assault.
Jan 22, 2018 - 04:51 pm .- Heavy rains did not deter huge crowds from gathering in the streets of Paris for the city’s March for Life on Sunday.
Dec 7, 2017 - 10:37 am .- Pope Francis on Thursday named the next archbishops of two major metropolitan sees – Archbishop Michel Aupetit to Paris and Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes to Mexico City, the world’s largest diocese.
Nov 27, 2015 - 07:07 am .- France’s leading Muslim organization has called on Muslims to counter radical forms of Islam, especially in the wake of the Islamic State group’s attacks on Paris.
Nov 21, 2015 - 05:46 am .- Uniting with other major faith groups at an interreligious ‘March for Peace,’ Thai Catholics on Thursday offered prayers for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
Nov 18, 2015 - 03:45 am .- In a Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral, the archbishop of Paris said that despite the uncertainty and grief surrounding the terrorist attacks in the city last week, God is the source of strength and hope.
Nov 15, 2015 - 05:55 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis again expressed shock and sorrow for Friday’s terror attacks in Paris, condemning the acts as an “affront to human dignity,” and encouraging attendees to find hope in Jesus.
Nov 14, 2015 - 04:52 am .- The acts of terrorism which took place in Paris Friday night are the latest part in what Pope Francis has called a “piecemeal World War III,” describing the attacks as “inhuman.”
Nov 13, 2015 - 06:58 pm .- After Friday evening's devastating terror attacks throughout Paris that are reported to have claimed over 100 lives, the Vatican voiced its dismay over the events and urged a “decisive” response.