Notre Dame fire News

Insurance Adjuster Reports 90% of Notre Dame Cathedral Treasure Saved from Fire

Some 90 percent of the priceless relics and art works housed within the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral were saved from Monday’s devastating fire as contingency plans to evacuate the treasures worked, a leading insurance adjuster said on Wednesday. Insurance adjuster …

France’s AXA Insures 2 Notre Dame Contractors, Some Religious Artworks

French insurance firm AXA said on Tuesday it provided insurance coverage for two of the contracting firms that were working on Notre-Dame’s restoration prior to the blaze that devastated the cathedral. The fire ripped through the cathedral’s roof, where workers …

Government and Benefactors, Not Insurers, to Bear Cost of Notre Dame Rebuilding

Major European insurers expect France to bear the bulk of the cost of rebuilding the Notre-Dame Cathedral after a fire tore through the eight-centuries-old Paris landmark on Monday. The cost of a likely multi-year restoration project could itself take a …

Corporate, Individual Donations Pour In for Effort to Restore Notre Dame

France’s luxury-goods tycoons are among the country’s wealthiest individuals and companies to pledge at least 600 million euros ($678 million) to help in the reconstruction of Notre-Dame cathedral a day after the Paris landmark was ravaged by fire. Kicking off …

President Macron Vows to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Ravaged by Huge Fire

President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris after a massive fire ravaged the 850-year-old Gothic monument and left France in shock over the extensive damage to one of the nation’s most iconic landmarks. The blaze raged …