Notre Dame milestone: a year until cathedral reopens

By John Leicester
Updated December 7 2023 - 6:05pm, first published 6:00pm
The spire of Notre Dame cathedral is identical to the previous one, which collapsed in the 2019 fire (AP PHOTO)
The spire of Notre Dame cathedral is identical to the previous one, which collapsed in the 2019 fire (AP PHOTO)

When flames tore into Notre Dame in 2019, people who worked in the cathedral felt orphaned. But as the world-famous Paris landmark's reopening draws closer, they are beginning to picture their return to the place they call home and are impatient to breathe life back into its repaired stonework and vast spaces.

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