Paris police say areas near Notre Dame Cathedral with elevated lead levels after the fire that ravaged the famous monument will remain closed to the public until they are deemed safe.
The Notre Dame organist Johann Vexo performed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in a benefit concert Friday night for the French cathedral that was damaged by a recent fire.
A concert to benefit Notre Dame Cathedral is set for Friday night at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Among those performing will be Johann Vexo, Notre Dame’s organist, who was playing when the fire broke out April 15.
The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument.
This Sunday will in some sense be remembered as an Easter amid the ashes, as Christians from Louisiana to the Il de la Cite, the island where Notre Dame Cathedral sits surrounded by the Seine River, take refuge in the hope of resurrection.
Architects and construction workers have now stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building.
Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark.
The bells of Washington National Cathedral tolled Thursday afternoon as a show of support for Notre Dame Cathedral after a fire ravaged the 850-year-old structure in Paris, France. Although D.C.’s cathedral is just over 100 years old, it has faced its own structural issues after a 2011 earthquake.
A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week.
Contributions came from near and far, rich and poor — from Apple and magnates who own L’Oreal, Chanel and Dior, to Catholic parishioners and others from small towns and cities around France and the world.
A Washington institution with a special connection to Notre Dame is helping to get money to the historic, fire-ravaged cathedral.
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