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Notre-Dame cathedral


German President Steinmeier cautions against 'hate and xenophobia' after Nice attack

October 30, 2020 5:52 pm

After the deadly attack at a church in Nice, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier told DW France and Europe must stand up to acts of brutality. He also said hate should not dictate the response to the attack.

A year after blaze, Notre Dame restoration halted by coronavirus

April 15, 2020 2:24 pm

The restoration of the landmark from the 12th and 13th centuries has been halted and the workers sent home because of France's coronavirus lockdown that began March 17, thwarting plans to start removing the 250 tons of metal scaffolding.

Notre-Dame Cathedral to celebrate first Mass since April fire

June 15, 2019 7:13 pm

For security reasons, only about 30 people — mainly priests, canons and church employees — will be admitted inside the cathedral. Aupetit will be wearing a construction worker's helmet in addition to his mitre.

Paris: Yellow vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning

April 20, 2019 6:11 pm

Security was extra-high in Paris as authorities braced for resurgent yellow vest anger, and Paris police said some 70 people were detained by mid-morning. Multiple protest events are being held around Paris and other cities Saturday for the 23rd weekend of the yellow vest movement.

Days after Notre Dame cathedral fire, NYPD arrests man with gas cans at St. Patrick's church

April 18, 2019 12:17 pm

The unidentified 37-year-old man had pulled up in a minivan outside the landmark cathedral on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, walked around the area, then returned to his vehicle at 7:55 p.m. and retrieved the gasoline and lighter fluid, said NYPD's John Miller.

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks

April 16, 2019 8:35 pm

Most of the sacramental artefacts in Notre-Dame's treasury - where they were traditionally kept as reserves to be sold off or melted down in times of need - date from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Notre-dame De Paris Cathedral: Facts for kids

April 16, 2019 3:32 pm

Notre-dame De Paris has been witness to several important religious and ceremonial events. For instance, in 1431, Henry VI of England was made king of France here. In 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned emperor at the cathedral. In 1909, Joan of Arc, was beatified here by Pope Pius X.

Notre-Dame cathedral: The revered artwork and relics endangered by the fire

April 16, 2019 11:43 am

One of the cathedral’s most precious treasures — a relic of the crown of thorns believed to have been worn by Jesus Christ at the time of his crucifixion — was saved from the flames.

Paris cathedral blaze Highlights: President vows to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral, fundraising efforts begin

April 16, 2019 9:59 am

Paris Notre Dame cathedral fire LIVE Updates: French President Emmanuel Macron said France would launch a campaign to rebuild the cathedral.


Merchants near Paris' Notre Dame struggle after fire

April 17, 2019 7:17 pm

Paris merchants whose livelihoods depend on Notre Dame tourism are worried about the cathedral's stability and their own futures.