The mass – led by Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit – will be celebrated on a very small scale late Saturday, the city's diocese says.
Many protesters are frustrated that the international effort to help fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral has eclipsed the five-month-old Yellow Vest movement against wealth inequality.
The Notre Dame fire serves as a poignant reminder of the sacred structures lost in Iraq and Syria in recent years.
Nearly a billion dollars have been raised in days to rebuild the historic Paris cathedral, but some are asking why other causes do not receive the same enthusiasm.
While a host of French billionaires and companies offered donations worth around $1 billion, President Emmanuel Macron made a difficult promise – that the cathedral will be rebuilt within five years.
France's President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild the Gothic monument within five years as pledges from French billionaires, businesses and the public sector to help reach some $790 million.
Firefighters worked through the night to save what remained of the historic building after flames brought down its iconic steeple.
YouTube’s algorithmic fact-check feature meant to tackle misinformation tagged live broadcasts of the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris with the September 11, 2001 Al Qaeda assault on the United States.
A massive fire consumed Notre Dame Cathedral, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, but firefighters managed to save the shell of the stone structure and its two main bell towers from collapse.
Arike Ogunbowale floated in a 3-pointer from the corner with 0.1 seconds left, lifting Notre Dame to its second US college women’s basketball title with a thrilling 61-58 victory over Mississippi State in the NCAA championship game on Sunday night.
The suspect was identified as a 40-year-old Algerian PhD student. This is the latest in a string of attacks that has prompted Macron to form new umbrella counterterrorism task force will all the country's intelligence agencies.
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