Notre-Dame apostles come down to earth for clean-up

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In their first return to earth in more than 150 years, bronze statues depicting the 12 apostles and the four evangelists from the New Testament have been removed by a giant crane from Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris for a clean-up of the effects of pollution and weather, part of an 11-million-euro restoration of the Gothic landmark.

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Sixteen bronze statues briefly took to the skies over Paris after they were removed from the Notre-Dame cathedral to undergo restoration work, reports FRANCE 24.