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Notre Dame Celebrates First Mass Since Devastating April Fire

1 month ago   |   By Time

PARIS - 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 months after the blaze engulfed the landmark Gothic building in the French capital, the service was celebrated by Paris Archbishop Michel Aupetit in a chapel behind the choir, a place confirmed by construction experts as safe.
French Culture Minister Franck Riester said this week the cathedral remains in a...
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Archbishop of France and clergy wear hard hats in first Mass held at Notre Dame since fire

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The archbishop, clergy and attendees wore hard hats at the first Mass at Notre Dame since a fire tore through the cathedral two months ago. Held at 6 p.m. local time in Paris, only 30 attendees - mostly clergy, laypeople and few members of the media - were allowed to attend the service. The Mass...
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Notre-Dame's first post-fire mass sends ‘a message of hope and thanks'

1 month ago   |   By National Post

PARIS - A small congregation in white hard hats attended mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago.
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