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Diocese of Nantes

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Jul 26, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- A church volunteer has admitted to starting the fire at Nantes Cathedral and was charged with arson on Saturday. The 39-year-old Rwandan refugee — who had been detained and released by the police immediately following the July

CNA Staff, Jul 22, 2020 / 03:55 am MT (CNA).- The fire that ripped through the Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes July 18 was reported around the world. But suspected arson attacks on French churches usually do not make international headlines. Since 2010, the Paris-based

CNA Staff, Jul 19, 2020 / 02:26 pm MT (CNA).- A 39-year-old cathedral volunteer has been detained as part of the arson investigation after a major fire at the Cathedral at Nantes on Saturday. French authorities warned against any “premature” judgment of the detained man. “We must remain careful as

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Jul 18, 2020 / 04:36 am MT (CNA).- A fire at a historic cathedral in western France Saturday morning has been contained, according to the local fire chief, though not before the Gothic church’s great organ and rose window sustained severe damage. Fire Chief Laurent