One Year After Fire, Notre Dame’s Rebuild Is in Limbo

PARIS—One year after a devastating fire ravaged its roof and central spire, Notre Dame Cathedral is facing a new threat: the coronavirus.

The cathedral is due to mark the first anniversary of the fire on Wednesday with the ringing of Emmanuel, its famous bell, at 8 p.m., the hour of the day when Parisians come to their windows to applaud health-care workers in their fight to slow the disease.


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