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Meanwhile, the funding for the restoration is proving to be less secure than originally thought.
On June 15, a small group attended mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral—the first time anyone has been able to do so since the structure caught fire in April.The 20 to 30 who entered the cathedral are priests, canons, and other religious representatives. They had to ...
 
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The cathedral's tiny, buzzy residents made it through—and their beekeeper is over the moon about it.
Since 2013, three beehives—housing 60,000 bees each—have been kept on Notre-Dame Cathedral's roof. And this morning, CNN revealed that despite the recent fire, the bees are doing just fine."I got a call from Andre Finot, the spokesman for Notre Dame, who said there were bees flying ...
 
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The stone edifice of Paris's great Cathedral has been in flux for almost 900 years. Change—and resurrection—are central to its identity.
The burning of Notre Dame on April 15 felt apocalyptic, “an elemental crisis of faith and fire,” as historian Jon Meacham called it, unfolding, moreover, during Easter Week, and in a France gripped by social unrest. And it felt so even after ...
 
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The tragic blaze could take decades of repairs and billions of dollars to recover from.
The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is easily one of the most iconic landmarks in a city that's already filled with famous sights. Both a religious hub and a historical and architectural attraction, the 12th-century cathedral is visited by some 13 ...
 
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Here's what was saved from the fire.
Notre-Dame Cathedral is an architectural and historical marvel—but it's also home to many priceless works of art and religious relics. In the wake of yesterday's fire, here's what we know about any surviving artifacts, as well as the state of the structure itself.Despite ...
 
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Many of the cathedral's treasures survived—but sadly, not all.
There was a moment yesterday when authorities worried that almost all of Notre-Dame Cathedral would be lost. Thankfully, some 500 firefighters—and even one priest—worked to prevent that worst-case scenario, and much of the structure remains standing. Many of the cathedral's irreplaceable artworks and relics were ...
 
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Which priceless antiques and religious relics were safe from the fire?
The art inside Notre Dame Cathedral has seen better days in its 856-year history, but it’s also seen worse. Though the fire that broke out in the evening of April 15, 2019 did considerable damage to the structure itself, Paris Mayor Anne ...
 
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The monument was saved from total destruction, but it still took a beating.
Yesterday, the whole world watched as Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames. For a moment, it seemed that the whole structure might be razed—but emergency workers were able to extinguish the fire before it took the whole building. Now, French authorities will have to ...
 
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The Afghanistan veteran also comforted injured people in the wake of Paris's 2015 terrorist attacks.
Devout Catholics and art historians alike breathed a sigh of relief last night, when it was announced that the Crown of Thorns had survived the fire that consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral. This morning, the touching story of how it was saved came to light.The Guardian reports ...
 
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Donations are pouring in from around the world to help with the reconstruction of the iconic French monument.
Even before the fire was fully extinguished at Notre-Dame Cathedral last night, French President Emmanuel Macron promised that the country would would rebuild the iconic monument. "We'll rebuild this cathedral together," Macron said. “Because that is what the French expect.”The reconstruction process will be ...
 
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France's richest man Bernard Arnault doubles the donation of Gucci's Francois-Henri Pinault.
French billionare Bernard Arnault and his family just announced that their LVMH group will donate 200 million euros to help rebuild Notre Dame, which was heavily damaged by a massive fire on Monday, April 15.The group issued a statement: "The Arnault family and ...
 
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Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO of the Kering Group and husband of actress Salma Hayek, made the announcement after a catastrophic fire hit the Paris cathedral.
French billionaire François-Henri Pinault has just announced his family will donate 100 million euros to help rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was heavily damaged by a massive fire on Monday, April 15.More: What Remains of Notre Dame in Paris After the ...
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