Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Laurent Ulrich’

Paris Archbishop unveils celebrations for Notre Dame Cathedral reopening

Thursday, February 8th, 2024

Ten months before the reopening of the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Archbishop Laurent Ulrich presented the schedule for the inauguration of the French capital’s Gothic masterpiece, scheduled for December 8, 2024. The reopening period will include numerous celebrations and pilgrimages and will extend from December 8, 2024, to June 8, 2025, the feast of Pentecost, Read more

Critics blast new liturgical furnishings for Notre-Dame de Paris

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

New liturgical furnishings have been chosen for Notre-Dame de Paris, the world-famous gothic cathedral in the French capital that’s currently being refurbished after almost being destroyed in a 2019 fire. The furnishings include a semi-circle altar rising from a three-step base, a designer bishop’s chair, a sleek ambo, and a stylised tabernacle – all in Read more

Revival of progressive Catholic parish community underway

Monday, June 19th, 2023
Saint-Merry Outside the Walls

Saint-Merry-Outside-the-Walls, a Catholic community in central Paris known for its progressive stance and influenced by the post-Vatican II era, is poised to make a comeback under the leadership of the current Archbishop of Paris. Following its closure by the former archbishop over two years ago due to co-management issues, the community released a statement on Read more