Pope thanks firefighters for saving Notre Dame Cathedral

The Pope has thanked the firefighters who risked their lives to save the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Speaking during his weekly address in Saint Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said: ‘The gratitude of the whole Church goes to all those who did everything they could, even risking their lives, to save the Basilica.’ French President […]

Malta weeps over ‘terrible blaze’ at Notre Dame

The President of Malta has spoken of his ‘deep sorrow’ following the catastrophic fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. George Vella tweeted: ‘Deep sorrow in witnessing the horrible incident of Notre Dame Cathedral. A huge loss not only to the French people , but to the whole world.’ Deep sorrow in witnessing the horrible […]

Millions donated to rebuild Notre Dame after blaze

Millions of euros have been donated to rebuild France’s Notre Dame Cathedral after a catastrophic blaze destroyed its roof. The billionaire husband of actress Salma Hayek pledged €100 million to help. French businessman Francois-Henri Pinault made the announcement just hours after a huge fire engulfed the 850-year-old landmark in the heart of Paris yesterday. Pinault […]