- Apr 11, 2021
Several stones fell from the vaulted ceiling of fire-ravaged Notre Dame after last month’s European heat wave, a French official said Wednesday, urging renewed stabilization efforts to prevent further damage to the iconic Paris cathedral.
As a heat wave sets records in Europe, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican on Thursday to enjoy the cool air of the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo near Rome.
The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse.
Catholic charities try to show the “good side of Rome” to homeless as heat wave strikes Italy.