World Dec 25

General view shows the Notre Dame Cathedral, as works continue to stabilise the cathedral's structure nine months after a fire caused significant damage, in Paris, France, December 23, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Notre Dame rector says fragile cathedral might not be saved

The rector of Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is still so fragile that there's a “50 percent chance” the structure might not be saved, because scaffolding installed before this year's fire is threatening the vaults of the Gothic…

World Dec 20

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. It was an accidental fire in peacetime that finally stopped the Paris cathedral from celebrating Midnight Mass this year.

Nation Jun 10

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The painstaking process of repairing a damaged cathedral

The Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., sustained major damage during a rare 2011 earthquake. Nearly eight years later, reconstruction is still underway at the country's second-largest church. Jeffrey Brown visited the landmark to learn more about the long and…

Apr 17

Doubts rise over Macron’s 5-year plan to rebuild Notre Dame

Nearly $1 billion in donations have poured in for the vast restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral — but a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that it will be completed within five years was facing accusations of being…

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