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French Parliament passes bill aiding Notre Dame’s reconstruction

In the few months since Notre Dame was engulfed in flame, much has happened. Billionaires have promised funds to rebuild the monument, which has been met with praise and controversy alike, an exhibition of works from the cathedral have been put on show at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California, and there has been […]

J. Paul Getty honours Notre Dame with new exhibition

Just weeks after UNESCO added new sites to its registry of World Heritage Sites, another site, recognized by the organization in 1991, will be honoured by an exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Notre Dame, the historic centre of Paris, begun in 1160, and on April 15th of this year tragically […]

Saving Notre Dame: Damages, Renovations, and a Brilliant Future

Although Île de la Cité’s Notre Dame withstood looting, vandalizing during the French Revolution and bomb threats in both world wars, the fire on Monday, April 15 caused the most damage during the cathedral’s 854 years of history. While the cultural heritage site’s most famous relic, a part of the thorny crown that Jesus Christ […]

Paris’ Notre Dame engulfed in flames

Only a few hours ago, Notre Dame cathedral in Paris caught fire and was subsequently evacuated. The enormous blaze has continued as firefighters have worked hard to control and extinguish the blaze, which Paris officials are saying could have started due to restoration work being performed on the church. A Notre Dame spokesperson says the […]