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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 3, 2020

Notre Dame Cathedral’s organ getting 4-year-long cleaning

Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart after last year’s devastating fire.

Notre Dame Cathedral worksite refitted for virus safety

Workers are refitting the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from the virus and allow cleanup efforts at the Paris landmark to resume.

UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020

A year after blaze, Notre Dame restoration halted by virus

Notre Dame Cathedral stands crippled and alone, locked in a dangerous web of warped scaffolding one year after a cataclysmic fire gutted its interior, toppled its famous spire and horrified …

Notre Dame Cathedral to miss first Christmas in centuries

Notre Dame kept Christmas going even during two world wars – a beacon of hope amid the bloodshed.

Toxic lead removed from Paris schools after Notre Dame fire

Workers in full protective gear began Thursday to decontaminate some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following the blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, as part of efforts …

UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019

Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since devastating April fire

The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass …

Official: Notre Dame faced ‘chain-reaction collapse’ in fire

Notre Dame Cathedral would have burned to the ground in a “chain-reaction collapse” had firefighters not moved as rapidly as they did to battle the blaze racing through the beloved …

Stephen Stromberg: Notre Dame Cathedral will rise again. But it will never be the same.

Notre Dame is not dead; it will rise again. But somehow the cathedral will not be quite as alive as it once was.

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019

Massive fire engulfs beloved Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world …