Keyword: Notre Dame
The rector of Notre-Dame, Monsignor Patrick Chauvet, has said that a wooden structure to receive worshippers should be erected in front of the fire-damaged 850-year-old cathedral while it is repaired, which is expected to take at least five years.
As the vast and costly project to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral after the huge damage caused by fire on Monday, individuals have begun donating to a public fund for the reconstruction, while several corporations have pledged contributions totalling of several hundred million euros.
Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which was devastated by fire on Monday evening, occupies a very special place in France because of its combination of the secular, the sacred and the profane, and its symbolic representation of the country as a whole.
A fire that erupted early Monday evening in the upper sections of the 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris was still buring late into the night after destroying the world-renowned building's roof and famous spire, although more significant damage is feared to both its structure and historic artefacts.
One policeman was lightly injured in the attack outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, during which assailant shouted: "This is for Syria."
Woman, 29, investigated over involvement in a terrorist act and attempted murder while three other women are still being questioned by police.
Paris prosecutor François Molins, who said a terror cell had been dismantled, said it showed Islamic State 'wants to create female fighters'.
French president François Hollande said a terror cell had been shut down and an attack 'foiled' after three women were arrested.
Police office stabbed during arrest of the three women who were described as 'fanatics' and 'radicalised' by French interior minister.
Owner of the Peugeot 607 left near cathedral has been arrested and is on watchlist of people suspected of religious radicalism, an official said.
Members of the group Femen had staged anti-Pope protest at famous French cathedral and been accused of degrading a place of worship.
Militant's torso carried the message 'May fascism rest in hell' in the stunt one day after a far-right historian shot himself dead at the cathedral's altar.