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2 months ago

Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at Notre Dame

With precision and prowess, they raised up by hand a three-ton oak truss.
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4 months ago

Pipe by pipe, Notre Dame Cathedral organ gets 4-year cleanup

Pipe by pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is being taken apart after last year's devastating fire
4 months ago
Notre Dame Cathedral's organ getting 4-year-long cleaning
4 months ago

Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt without modern touches

Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year’s devastating fire
4 months ago
Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt as before — no modern twists
5 months ago

Restoration of Notre Dame resumes after being suspended by coronavirus lockdown

Restoration of Notre Dame resumes after being suspended by coronavirus lockdown; scaffolding is to be removed.
5 months ago
Restoration of Notre Dame resumes after being suspended by coronavirus lockdown
5 months ago

Restoration on Notre Dame resumes after COVID-19 delays

Scaffolding that was damaged in a massive fire in April 2019 will be removed in order to prevent further damage to the cathedral.
5 months ago
Restoration on Notre Dame resumes after COVID-19 delays
5 months ago

Building works re-start in Paris' fire-ravaged Notre Dame

Works have re-started in Paris’ fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral after a hiatus linked to the coronavirus pandemic
5 months ago
6 months ago

Workers to begin untangling charred metal web on Notre Dame

Workers on ropes will be lowered into the charred remains of scaffolding.
6 months ago
7 months ago

Notre Dame Cathedral worksite refitted for virus safety

Workers are re-designing the construction site at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral to protect staff from the virus
7 months ago
7 months ago

A year after blaze, Notre Dame restoration halted by virus

The coronavirus outbreak has stopped work on the fire-ravaged landmark.
7 months ago
A year after blaze, Notre Dame restoration halted by virus
7 months ago

Notre Dame cathedral bell rings to mark anniversary of fire

The devastating fire destroyed the 800-year-old roof and caused irreparable damage inside
7 months ago
Notre Dame cathedral bell rings to mark anniversary of fire
7 months ago

Notre Dame marks anniversary of cathedral fire

A year after a fire severely damaged Notre Dame Cathedral, the COVID-19 pandemic has halted restoration efforts.
7 months ago
Notre Dame marks anniversary of cathedral fire
7 months ago

Archaeologists reveal significance of Notre Dame design

The wooden framework of the famous Parisian cathedral was completely destroyed by the 2019 fire.
7 months ago
Archaeologists reveal significance of Notre Dame design
7 months ago

Still scarred, Notre Dame lives anew in coronavirus crisis

Although still damaged and scarred by fire, Notre Dame Cathedral has briefly come back to life as a center for prayer in a Paris locked down against the coronavirus
7 months ago
Still scarred, Notre Dame lives anew in coronavirus crisis
1 year ago

Renovation chief: Notre Dame Cathedral is not saved yet

The French general overseeing the reconstruction of fire-devastated Notre Dame Cathedral says the Paris landmark is not saved yet because there is still a risk its vaulted ceilings might collapse
1 year ago
Notre Dame Cathedral is not saved yet: Renovation chief
1 year ago

Questions remain whether Notre Dame cathedral will be restored

A devastating fire in April ripped through the historic church, sending its famous spire plummeting through the roof.
1 year ago
Questions remain whether Notre Dame cathedral will be restored
1 year ago

Christmas wasn't held at Notre Dame Cathedral for 1st time since French Revolution

The famed church has been off limits to parishioners since April 15, when a massive inferno brought down its iconic spire and roof.
1 year ago
Christmas wasn't held at Notre Dame Cathedral for 1st time since French Revolution
1 year ago

Christmas wasn't held at Notre Dame Cathedral for 1st time since French Revolution

The famed cathedral was the sight of a massive inferno on April 15.
1 year ago
Here's why Christmas wasn't held at Notre Dame Cathedral
1 year ago

Plans for Notre Dame spire reconstruction cause a fight among officials

The debate over the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris continues.
1 year ago
Plans for rebuilding Notre Dame's spire cause a fight
1 year ago

Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 'in weeks'

France's culture minister says the melted, twisted scaffolding atop Notre Dame Cathedral will be removed "in coming weeks" to allow restoration work to begin
1 year ago
Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 'in weeks'
1 year ago

Broken angels: Inside the lab working to restore Notre Dame

Scientists at the French government's Historical Monuments Research Laboratory are using objects rescued from Notre Dame Cathedral to figure out how to safely restore it
1 year ago
Inside the lab working to restore Notre Dame
1 year ago

French billionaire gives $109 million to rebuild Notre Dame

French billionaire Francois Pinault and son Francois-Henri Pinault have officially signed documents setting aside 100 million euros ($109 million) toward rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral
1 year ago
French billionaire gives $109 million to rebuild Notre Dame
1 year ago

Lead scrubbed from Paris streets as Notre Dame work resumes

Workers are gradually returning to Notre Dame Cathedral to clear out hazardous debris and consolidate the fire-damaged medieval monument, after a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination
1 year ago
Notre Dame cleanup resumes with anti-contamination measures
1 year ago

Cleanup work resuming at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral

There was a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination.
1 year ago
Cleanup work resuming at fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral
1 year ago

Emotional Paris ceremony near Notre Dame for Assumption Day

Catholic pilgrims held an emotional procession past fire-ravaged Notre Dame.
1 year ago
Emotional Paris ceremony near Notre Dame for Assumption Day
1 year ago

French government: Stones fall from damaged Notre Dame

France's Culture Ministry says several stones fell from the vaulted ceiling of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral after last month's heat wave, and is urging renewed stabilization efforts to prevent further damage
1 year ago
French government: Stones fall from damaged Notre Dame
1 year ago

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

Workers are preparing to decontaminate some Paris streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral that have been tested with high levels of lead
1 year ago
1 year ago

Toxic lead removed from Paris schools after Notre Dame fire

Workers have started decontaminating some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following Notre Dame fire in order to protect children from risks of lead poisoning
1 year ago
Toxic lead removed from schools after Notre Dame fire
1 year ago

France: Groups want Notre Dame enclosed during lead cleanup

Cleanup work at the Paris cathedral was suspended last month.
1 year ago
Notre Dame: Environmental groups warn against lead pollution
1 year ago

French group sues over toxic lead from Notre Dame fire

French activist group files lawsuit over potential health threats from lead released into the environment during fire at Notre Dame Cathedral
1 year ago
Lead leak from Notre Dame cathedral fire prompts lawsuit
1 year ago

Extreme heat poses threat to Notre Dame

The cathedral's chief architect is raising concerns of a possible collapse amid a scorching heat wave in France.
1 year ago
Extreme heat poses threat to Notre Dame
1 year ago

New threat to fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral: Heat wave

The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceiling in fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse
1 year ago
1 year ago

Architect: Notre Dame far from safe for restoration work

A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn't safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument
1 year ago
Architect: Notre Dame far from safe for restoration work
1 year ago

Notre Dame Cathedral has first mass since fire two months ago

Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit led the mass during which about 30 attendees wore hardhats.
1 year ago
Notre Dame Cathedral has first mass since fire two months ago
1 year ago

Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire, with attendees in hardhats

Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit led the mass of about 30 people in Notre Dame Cathedral.
1 year ago
Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since fire, with attendees in hard hats
1 year ago

Notre Dame celebrates 1st Mass since devastating April fire

The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris held its first Mass since the April 15th fire that ravaged its roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse
1 year ago
1 year ago

Small donors, not French tycoons, help pay Notre Dame works

The billionaire French donors who publicly promised hundreds of millions to restore Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, church and business officials say
1 year ago
US donors, not French tycoons, foot Notre Dame works bills
1 year ago

Notre Dame to hold 1st mass since April blaze

The Notre Dame cathedral is opening its doors to worshipers on Saturday, the first time since a devastating fire tore through its halls in April.
1 year ago
Notre Dame to hold 1st mass since April blaze
1 year ago

Notre Dame to hold first mass since devastating fire

The small mass will be held exactly two months since the blaze devastated the church. David Muir takes a look back at the destruction he witnessed in the wake of the fire.
1 year ago
Notre Dame to hold first mass since devastating fire
1 year ago

Blood tests recommended over Notre Dame lead risk

Paris' regional health agency is recommending that children under seven and pregnant women who live near Notre Dame cathedral carry out a blood tests over concern the fire led to lead pollution
1 year ago
Blood tests recommended over Notre Dame lead risk
2 years ago

Notre Dame proposals envision 'green' roof, glass spire, beam of light

Architects have put forth an array of bold proposals for Paris's fire-ravaged cathedral.
2 years ago
Notre Dame proposals envision 'green' roof, glass spire, beam of light
2 years ago

Notre Dame: ABC News gets exclusive first look inside the fire-ravaged cathedral

It’s been nearly a month since the flames leaping from Notre Dame cathedral in Paris left the world aghast.
2 years ago
First look inside the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral
2 years ago

Exclusive look at the statue of the Virgin Mary in Notre Dame Cathedral

The statue was saved during a blaze that engulfed the spire and left a giant hole in the cathedral's roof.
2 years ago
Exclusive look at the statue of the Virgin Mary in Notre Dame Cathedral
2 years ago

ABC News gets exclusive first look inside fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral

David Muir gets unprecedented access after the devastating fire.
2 years ago
ABC News gets exclusive first look inside fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral
2 years ago
Blaze causes 'colossal damages' to Notre Dame in Paris; Macron vows 'We will rebuild'
2 years ago

1,100 experts call for time to rebuild Notre Dame well

In an open letter, the experts warn against a "political agenda" based on speed.
2 years ago
1,100 experts call for time to rebuild Notre Dame well
2 years ago

Bells of Notre Dame remain silent on Easter

The cathedral in Paris was heavily damaged by a fire earlier this week.
2 years ago
Bells of Notre Dame remain silent on Easter
2 years ago

Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre Dame

Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners gather to celebrate easter.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Quiet Easter Sunday at Notre Dame for the 1st time in 9 centuries

Thousands going to the Basilica of Saint-Sulpice, Paris's second biggest church, for Easter Mass.
2 years ago
Quiet Easter Sunday at Notre Dame for the 1st time in 9 centuries
2 years ago

Investigators suspect Notre Dame cathedral fire caused by electrical short

Officials today also revealing the artwork recovered from the cathedral escaped major damage.
2 years ago
Investigators suspect Notre Dame cathedral fire caused by electrical short
2 years ago

Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

Firefighters leaving Notre Dame as burned cathedral now stabilized
2 years ago
Notre Dame rector: 'Computer glitch' possible fire culprit