France's Notre Dame cathedral secured at last. Next: rebuild
September 19, 2021
PARIS (AP) — France's Notre Dame Cathedral is finally stable and secure enough for artisans to start rebuilding it, more than two years after the shocking fire that tore through its roof, knocked down its spire and threatened to bring the rest of the medieval monument down, too.
The government agency overseeing the reconstruction announced in a statement Saturday that the works to secure the structure — which began the day after the April 15, 2019 fire — are at last complete.
Carpenters, scaffolding experts, professional climbers, organ mechanics and others took part in the effort, wh...