Recently, the Catholic Diocese of Paris said it had raised funds to seek funds of between 5 and 6 million euros to restore and modernize the interior of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Recently, Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit affirmed that the goal of the fundraising is to modernize to bring Notre Dame Cathedral into the 21st century, while still ensuring the preservation of its identity according to the Vietnam News Agency. spirit of the Christian tradition. The Catholic Diocese of Paris said it is seeking to raise about 5-6 million euros ($6.1-7.3 million) to restore and purchase church furniture.
French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to complete the restoration and restoration of this cathedral by 2024. Along with that, pledges and donations of more than 800 million euros to rebuild the 13th-century Gothic masterpiece from private and corporate donors.
Under the law passed shortly after the fire, funds through public fundraisers are only used to restore the structure and preserve the historic site. After months of focusing on strengthening the structure of the church, the restoration work is expected to begin at the end of 2021. According to the plan, Notre-Dame de Paris will reopen in April 2024, the occasion of the Paris host. Summer Olympics.
Previously, on April 15, 2019, a terrible fire at Notre Dame Cathedral destroyed this structure, causing 300 tons of lead from the roof sheets to melt and lead dust to many areas of Paris. Local authorities had to issue orders to close many areas. However, the square in front of Notre Dame was reopened a few weeks after the fire, as local authorities pledged to conduct periodic inspections of the area.
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