Notre-Dame Cathedral

    • Notre Dame to hold first Mass since devastating fire

      Notre Dame to hold first Mass since devastating fire

      Notre Dame will hold its first Mass since a devastating fire broke out in the cathedral in April, destroying the structure's spire, parts of the roof and vault. According to an announcement by city's diocese Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit will lead the small Mass, which will mark the anniversary of the dedication of cathedral's altar, celebrated annually on June 16.

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    • Notre-Dame Cathedral devastated by fire

      Notre-Dame Cathedral devastated by fire

      Notre-Dame Cathedral, centuries-old Parisian landmark, were severely devastated by a roaring fire on Monday, mere days before Easter, news wires reported. Flames began in the early evening bursting through the roof of the cathedral and engulfing the spire, which collapsed, quickly followed by the entire roof. A huge plume of smoke wafted across the city and ash fell over a large area.

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