Posts Tagged ‘Notre Dame Cathedral restoration’

Notre Dame cathedral’s spire revealed as reconstruction continues after fire

Thursday, February 15th, 2024

Scaffolding that shrouded the top of Notre Dame Cathedral following a devastating fire in April 2019 is being removed, marking a milestone in its reconstruction. As the shell at the summit has been taken down in recent days, it has revealed the cathedral’s new spire for the first time, adorned with a golden rooster and Read more

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

Notre Dame cathedral fire four years on; what’s happening now

Thursday, April 20th, 2023

Notre Dame Cathedral will get its spire back by the end of 2023, more than four years after it was devastated by a fire. But to reopen the beloved symbol of France by Dec. 8, 2024, three conditions need to be met. These conditions are currently being carried out: cleaning and restoration of the interior Read more