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Macron visiting Notre Dame two years after devastating blaze

The president promised the cathedral would be rebuilt by 2024, yet officials acknowledge the work won’t be fully completed by then.

Notre Dame’s rector: “15 or 20 years” needed for restoration

French President Emmanuel Macron set a five-year restoration deadline timed to 2024, but French officials soon backpedaled Macron’s statement, conceding that it was unrealistic to complete the enormous project by that time.

Notre Dame celebrates 1st Mass since devastating April fire

The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris held its first Mass on Saturday since the April 15th fire that ravaged the edifice's roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse.

Police official: Short-circuit likely caused Notre Dame fire

Paris police investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, a police official said Thursday as France paid a daylong tribute to the firefighters who saved the world-renowned landmark.

Signs of faith after the fire, local pastor reflects on Notre Dame disaster

Father Patrick Keane at St. Mark Catholic Church never had the chance to see Notre Dame in its glory, but he says he is seeing the glory of God in the aftermath.

Local French natives saddened by historic Paris fire

A fire more than 4,000 miles from Wilmington hits home for many here in the Cape Fear.

Cathedral blaze teaches fire crews how to save Wilmington landmarks

How would our local firefighters handle a major fire at a downtown landmark such as St. Mary's Church or a big high rise like the PPD building?

Macron wants fire-ravaged Notre Dame rebuilt within 5 years

The inferno that raged through Notre Dame Cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval bell towers, and a frantic rescue effort saved the monument's "most precious treasures," including the Crown of Thorns purportedly worn by Jesus, officials said Tuesday.

French history in flames, reaction on the UNCW campus after Notre Dame fire

The fire left a charred hole in the roof of the cathedral. It has also left a hole in the hearts of thousands of French nationals both there and even here in Wilmington.

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