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# cathedral - Friday 10 July, 2020

Notre Dame cathedral to be rebuilt as it looked before fire last year

To stay historically accurate, it will again be built with potentially toxic lead.

# cathedral - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Cleanup halted and schools closed amid reports of lead contamination risks at Notre Dame

A French environmental group has lodged a court case over the allegedly dangerous lead levels.

# cathedral - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'World weeps for Notre Dame': Front pages lament damage to Paris cathedral

ABC, the paper of record in Spain, called Notre Dame “a Christian memory of Europe”.

# cathedral - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

# cathedral - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 16 reasons why Cobh is way, way better than Midleton The Great Island

16 reasons why Cobh is way, way better than Midleton

They don’t it The Great Island for the craic, y’know.

# cathedral - Monday 15 June, 2015

Blaze ravages 19th century French cathedral

Firefighters are now scrambling to save some of the precious objects inside the basilica, notably the organ.

# cathedral - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Dog Christmas carol service to be held at Christ Church Cathedral

Santa Paws Is Coming To Town.

# cathedral - Friday 6 December, 2013

Belfast cathedral recovers stolen 500-year-old silver plate

The plate was part of a collection stolen from an office in the cathedral in October

# cathedral - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

This is what Sagrada Familia will look like when it's finished

Sure, what’s another 13 years – especially if it turns out this breathtakingly beautiful.

# cathedral - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Part of St Patrick's Cathedral opens to the public for first time since 13th century

The Lady Chapel has been closed to the public since it was built in 1270.

# cathedral - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Thatcher's funeral to have twice as many security staff as mourners

2,300 people will attend the ceremony at St. Paul’s Cathedral, with 4,000 police officers and 700 military personnel on duty.

# cathedral - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Thatcher supporters set up camp ahead of funeral

Danny Jones and his son Jordan came from Liverpool and are willing to stay outside for the night ahead of tomorrow’s ceremonies.

# cathedral - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Putin hails Pussy Riot jail terms: report

“It was right to arrest them… one cannot undermine the moral foundations [and] break up the country,” Putin said today.

# cathedral - Monday 1 October, 2012

Saint Mel's cathedral restoration creates 100 jobs

The cathedral was damaged in a fire in 2009, but restoration has now begun in earnest on it, Bishop Colm O’Reilly has said. The work is expected to take 14 months.

# cathedral - Monday 30 July, 2012

Punk protest 'Pussy Riot' trial begins in Moscow

Three members of the punk protest group are on trial for singing an anti-Vladimir Putin song in Moscow’s main cathedral.

# cathedral - Saturday 9 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Photos: Cathedral lays down real grass inside for Queen dinner Grass Verge

Photos: Cathedral lays down real grass inside for Queen dinner

That’s going to take a long time to mow.

# cathedral - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Russian punk rockers in jail for anti-Putin prayer

The two women had briefly seized the pulpit at a cathedral in Moscow to chant “Mother Mary, drive Putin away” before they were arrested.

# cathedral - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral

The relic of the 12th century preserved heart has disappeared from its place in the city centre cathedral.

# cathedral - Friday 2 March, 2012

New Zealand earthquake cathedral to be demolished

The Anglican cathedral in Christchurch was badly damaged by the earthquake just over one year ago which left 185 people dead.

# cathedral - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Just one in ten protesters stays overnight at St Pauls camp

Video footage captured using thermal imaging showed that only 10 per cent of Occupy London protestors outside St Paul’s Cathedral stayed there last night. But what about Occupy Dublin?