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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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Pope Francis called Jean Vanier to thank him before his death

Pope Francis called Jean Vanier to thank him before his death

| Cindy Wooden | May 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told reporters May 7 he had been kept informed about Jean Vanier’s failing health and had phoned him a week before his death.

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Notre Dame to Notre Dame: University to donate to cathedral restoration

Notre Dame to Notre Dame: University to donate to cathedral restoration

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Holy Cross Father John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, has directed the university to donate $100,000 toward the renovation of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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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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Basilica offers noon Mass for Notre Dame Cathedral community and Paris

Basilica offers noon Mass for Notre Dame Cathedral community and Paris

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Basilica of St. Mary dedicated its noon Mass April 16 to prayerful support of the community of fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral and the city of Paris.

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Blaze erupts at Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral; cause unknown

Blaze erupts at Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral; cause unknown

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

A major blaze engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral April 15, sending pillars of flame and billowing smoke over the center of the French capital.

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Paris archbishop to pray for France as fuel taxes canceled

Paris archbishop to pray for France as fuel taxes canceled

| December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Paris Archbishop Michel Aupetit planned to pray for the country Dec. 7, even as the French government dropped all fuel tax increases for 2019.

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Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

Attack on police near Notre Dame cathedral shakes Paris

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

A man was shot after an apparent hammer attack on police officers at Paris police headquarters next to the Cathedral of Notre Dame on Tuesday.

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Basilica holds interfaith Prayer for Peace service

Basilica holds interfaith Prayer for Peace service

| November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In response to the recent attacks in France, Lebanon, Egypt, Nigeria, and other countries, nearly 800 people attended an interfaith Prayer for Peace service at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis Nov. 15.

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