Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris

Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris is the official 501(c)(3) charity leading the international fundraising efforts to rebuild and restore Notre-Dame Cathedral.

April 15, 2019: Fire engulfed the spire and most of the roof.

On April 15, 2019, a fire broke out under the eaves of Notre-Dame Cathedral’s roof.

Fire engulfed the spire and most of the roof. Thankfully, firefighters were able to control the blaze, saving the main structure including the bell towers and rose windows. Nobody was injured, and the Catholic relics housed in the cathedral and priceless works of art were rescued and brought to safety.

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Notre-Dame de Paris (“Our Lady of Paris”) also called Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame is one of the most famous Gothic cathedrals in the world. Notre-Dame is located on Île de la Cité (island in the Seine River), in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. Notre-Dame Cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Notre Dame peinture descente saint esprit
The Descent of the Holy Spirit
Notre Dame portail jugement
Portal of the Last Judgement 
statue of saint james the younger
Statue of Saint James the Younger
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The Visitation
Notre Dame peinture saint thomas aquin
Saint Thomas Aquinas, Fountain of Wisdom
statue of saint mark
Statue of Saint Mark
Notre Dame portail vierge
Portal of the Virgin
Notre Dame facade occidentale parvis
West Façade
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Gargoyles
Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris is the official 501(c)(3) charity leading the international fundraising efforts to rebuild and restore Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Le Stryge
Notre Dame portail jugement
Portal of the Last Judgement 
Notre Dame portail sainte anne
Saint Anne Portal
Notre Dame portail vierge
Portal of the Virgin
Notre Dame portail saint etienne
Saint-Etienne Portal

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