Notre Dame

Notre Dame
Rafael Yaghobzadeh/Pool/AP
July 24, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have shown no indication that it's...
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Notre Dame Cathedral
AP Photo/Michel Euler, File
June 15, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PARIS (AP) — 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 since the devastating April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and toppled its masterpiece spire. Exactly two...
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Cranes work at Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris, Thursday, April 25, 2019. French police scientists were starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral on Thursday for the first time since last week's devastating fire.
Thibault Camus/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral's melted roof has left astronomically high lead levels in the plaza outside and adjacent roads. Paris police say lead levels from the roof were found to be between 10 and 20 grams per kilogram of ground — between 32 and 65 times the recommended limit by French...
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Workers, top, fix a net to cover one of the iconic stained glass windows of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
AP Photo/Francisco Seco
April 21, 2019 - 3:32 pm
PARIS (AP) — The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument. Some streets around the medieval cathedral also reopened six days...
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April 15, 2019; Paris, France; A fire erupted on the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral this evening.
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Paul Kurtz
April 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the Notre Dame Cathedral being stabilized, and rebuilding forthcoming, an expert on gothic architecture said some things will never be brought back. Laura Weigert, an art history and medieval studies professor at Rutgers, has visited Notre Dame many times. She...
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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, right, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and other officials Paris walk by Notre Dame cathedral Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Paris.
Michel Euler/AP Photo, Pool
April 18, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Elaine Ganley and Sylvie Corbet PARIS (AP) — Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday, as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark. A judicial...
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A worker checks on a wooden support structure placed on the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
Francois Mori/AP Photo
April 17, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Thomas Adamson and Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — 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 landmark building, a French government...
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Cherri Gregg
April 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris highlights some of the vulnerabilities of historic sites. Even Philadelphia, one of the most historic cities in America, has had its fair share of close calls. "It was devastating news — I mean, it is one of the...
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Firefighters work at the facade of Notre Dame cathedral Tuesday April 16, 2019 in Paris.
Thibault Camus/AP Photo
April 16, 2019 - 8:27 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Video shot inside Notre Dame cathedral after the fire shows many tiles and columns have been spared by the disaster. Images broadcast Tuesday by French news channel BFM TV also show...
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Notre Dame cathedral is shown on Sunday, April 14, a day before it burned.
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Tim Jimenez
April 16, 2019 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the iconic landmark burned on Monday, many people shared their memories of visiting the Notre Dame cathedral. Among them was a KYW Newsradio colleague, who was just there the day before the French gothic cathedral caught fire. Charlotte Reese, a writer at KYW, just...
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