As workers prepare to remove the toxic lead in preparation for renovation work at the cathedral to resume on August 19th.
An article in the New York post thinks it has, primarily because of the lead, but it doesn’t mention that work will start again on the 19th of August. However the article makes some interesting points.
For instance, a long time after her death in 1431, Joan of Arc was beatified here by Pope Pius X in 1909.
French officials have said work at Notre Dame will restart on August 19th after the installation of new decontamination zones at the cathedral. Workers will also be subject to tougher protocols to avoid tracking lead in and out of the site.
Paris authorities ordered last month a deep clean and removal of hazardous substances at schools near Notre Dame which was seriously damaged in the April 15 blaze.
Djali the goat is back, she is part of the show Notre Dame de Paris at the Edinburgh festival. Nothing to do with the fire, but it should be a good show.
Some people have been announced as the winners of the people’s Notre Dame design competition. But the French parliament have stated that the cathedral must be rebuilt as it looked before the devastating fire.
The Guardian has apologized for suggesting that a photo of some people in front of the Notre Dame fire in April was faked. However the photograph was captioned with incomplete information.
Already one group is suing because of the lead pollution caused by the Notre Dame fire in April but other environmental groups are just worried and concerned.
Not about Notre Dame today and certainly not a joke.
There have been two mass shootings in the USA overnight.
At least 20 people have been killed at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and at least 9 people are dead in Dayton, Ohio. Only a single but different and unconnected male was responsible for each incident. The shooter in Dayton was killed by police while the El Paso shooter gave himself up after the carnage.
This is not the world we should be living in.