- Sep 18, 2020
Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year’s devastating fire.
Gen. Jean-Louis Georgelin who is overseeing the reconstruction of the fire-devastated Notre Dame Cathedral told French broadcaster CNews on Sunday that “the cathedral is still in a state of peril” after last year’s fire, which destroyed its roof and collapsed its spire as the cathedral was undergoing renovations.
The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice’s roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse.
The French Senate passed new legislation stipulating that Notre Dame be rebuilt to its last known condition.
France’s government has presented a bill aimed at speeding up the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral and providing transparency on how huge amounts of donation money for the restoration will be spent.
Rebuilding Paris’s Cathedral of Notre Dame isn’t just a historical vocation for the French, but for Catholics everywhere.