Tag: Notre Dame Cathedral

New study: Lead poisoning from Notre Dame fire worse than first thought

New study: Lead poisoning from Notre Dame fire worse than first thought

| Barbara Frase | July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

When the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris went up in flames in April 2019, images were made even more dramatic by thick smoke tinged with yellow as the 460 tons of lead on the roof and spire melted.

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Paris archbishop welcomes Macron’s renewed pledge to rebuild Notre Dame

Paris archbishop welcomes Macron’s renewed pledge to rebuild Notre Dame

| April 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris welcomed a renewed pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron to rebuild Notre Dame cathedral.

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Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame since fire

Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame since fire

| June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The archbishop of Paris wore a hard hat as he celebrated the first Mass in Notre Dame Cathedral since a huge blaze devastated the landmark building in April.

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What has been done and what we still need to do

What has been done and what we still need to do

| Greg Erlandson | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Josh Shapiro, the attorney general for the state of Pennsylvania, has used the burning of the Notre Dame Cathedral as an opportunity to write a column upbraiding U.S. bishops.

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Notre Dame Cathedral fire a reminder of need for sacred spaces

Notre Dame Cathedral fire a reminder of need for sacred spaces

| April 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Johan van Parys, director of liturgy and the sacred arts at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, realized tears were running down his cheeks as he watched televised coverage of Notre Dame Cathedral burning in Paris.

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Man faces charges for trying to walk into cathedral with flammables

Man faces charges for trying to walk into cathedral with flammables

| April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A man arrested by New York police after he tried to walk through St. Patrick’s Cathedral in midtown Manhattan with flammables late April 17 has been charged with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing.

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Archbishop invites Parisians to light a candle to dispel fire’s darkness

Archbishop invites Parisians to light a candle to dispel fire’s darkness

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Michel Aupetit of Paris invited the faithful to attend the annual chrism Mass at historic St. Sulpice Church April 17 in the wake of the massive fire that seriously damaged the historic Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Cathedral called symbol not just of faith, but ‘fact all humans have souls’

Cathedral called symbol not just of faith, but ‘fact all humans have souls’

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is an April 16 column on the Notre Dame Cathedral fire from CatholicPhilly.com, the news website of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It was written by M. Jean Duchesne, a French Catholic guest columnist, and appears in place of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput’s regular column.

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Catholic leaders nationwide react to Notre Dame cathedral fire

Catholic leaders nationwide react to Notre Dame cathedral fire

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

As U.S. Catholic leaders grappled with the enormity of the April 15 fire that ruined the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the word “iconic” came to mind for many of them.

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Hope from the ashes: President, archbishop vow to rebuild Notre Dame

Hope from the ashes: President, archbishop vow to rebuild Notre Dame

| Cindy Wooden | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The president of France and the archbishop of Paris have vowed to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral after a devastating fire, continuing what a professor of architecture described as the natural lifecycle of a historic building.

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Bishop Barron finds Notre Dame Cathedral catastrophe ‘heartrending’

Bishop Barron finds Notre Dame Cathedral catastrophe ‘heartrending’

| Pablo Kay | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

It was in the car somewhere between Santa Barbara and downtown Los Angeles that Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron got the news that the legendary Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris had caught fire.

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French leaders pledge Notre Dame Cathedral again will grace Paris skyline

French leaders pledge Notre Dame Cathedral again will grace Paris skyline

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Church leaders joined government officials in saying they expect that Notre Dame Cathedral’s grandeur will be restored as firefighters extinguished the last flames of a fast-moving blaze that seriously damaged much of the iconic structure.

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