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Rwandan refugee charged with arson attack on 15th century French cathedral

A Rwandan refugee and church volunteer admitted to setting three fires in an arson attack that seriously damaged a 15th-century Gothic cathedral in western France earlier this month, his attorney confirmed. The fire of July 18 destroyed the organ, smashed stained-glass windows and blackened the inside of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in the western French city …

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Volunteers arrested Nantes Cathedral after a fire

Media playback is not supported on your device Media signatureThe fire destroyed stained glass windows and the large organ A volunteer at the Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes was arrested after a fire pierced the building. The Rwandan refugee was responsible for the detention the day before the stained glass windows and the large organ inside were destroyed. Prosecutors said they …

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Man in custody after the fire at Nantes Cathedral – French television

FILE PHOTO: French firefighters gather at the site of a fire in the Cathedral of Saint Pierre and Saint Paul in Nantes, France, July 18, 2020. REUTERS / Stephane Mahe PARIS (Reuters) – A 39-year-old man was arrested in connection with a fire in the 15th-century cathedral in the French city of Nantes that blew stained glass windows and destroyed …

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The fire at Nantes Cathedral was investigated as a possible arson

“What is certain is that there were three different outbreaks of fire, I saw them myself,” said Rolland about the fire in the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul that was contained. CNN has asked the Nantes Prosecutor’s Office for more information. Fire chief Laurent Ferlay told a press conference in front of the cathedral that the fire was …

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Notre Dame: The tower of the cathedral is being restored in the design of the 19th century

Image rights Getty Images Image description The cathedral caught fire in April 2019 The tower of Notre Dame cathedral, which was destroyed in a fire last April, is being restored in the original Gothic style. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the decision, ending speculation that the tower would be rebuilt in a modern style. Mr. Macron had previously indicated that …

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Greenpeace activists hang banners on the crane of Notre Dame cathedral

PARIS – Greenpeace activists hung banners on a giant construction crane on Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Thursday, accusing France and President Emmanuel Macron of not doing enough to combat climate change. The medieval landmark was rebuilt after a devastating fire last year and is not open to the public. The group said in a statement that four climbers …

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Notre Dame Cathedral is far from reopening a year after the fire

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Contributors Alaa Elassar, CNN It’s been a year since a fire devastated Notre Dame Cathedral, its tower collapsed, and questioned the future of the 850-year-old church. The fire, which the French prosecutor said may have been caused by a cigarette or electrical disturbance, triggered solidarity and donations from around the world last April. But with …

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Andrea Bocelli sings in an abandoned Milan cathedral

On Sunday, the 61-year-old tenor, who has been blind since the age of 12, sent an Easter message to millions of people around the world with his “Music for Hope” concert from the historic Milan Cathedral. In a three-piece suit and black bow tie, he played sacred works such as Bach’s “Ave Maria” and “Sancta Maria” by Pietro Mascagni in …

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Andrea Bocelli sings in an abandoned Milan cathedral

On Sunday, the 61-year-old tenor, who has been blind since the age of 12, sent an Easter message to millions of people around the world with his “Music for Hope” concert from the historic Milan Cathedral. In a three-piece suit and black bow tie, he played sacred works such as Bach’s “Ave Maria” and “Sancta Maria” by Pietro Mascagni in …

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