No Christmas Service At Notre Dame Cathedral For First Time In Over 200 Years | NBC Nightly News

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Eight months after a blaze tore through the beloved Notre Dame Cathedral’s roof, the cathedral’s rector says there’s “maybe a 50% chance it will be saved.” » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collectio...



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Around the world, the faithful gather, millions celebrates at the vatican my pilgrim date, a little cherokee to pope francis calling for peace. Saying change begins from the heart, but in the heart of paris. There'S sadness for the first christmas in over 200 years, the beloved notre-dame cathedral is dark, said, praise and celebrate across the river sun and another gothic church. Next to the louv ...
e, emits new worry, no true, dom in its entirety might not survive cathedral rector says: there's, maybe a 50 % chance it'll be saved. Eight months ago, the world watched in horror as a blaze tore through the roof conic gothic spire gone now. Officials warned the cathedral still vulnerable prior to the firehundreds of tons of scaffolding were put in place. Part of a renovation effort now there's concern it could come crashing down on the already fragile structure the government's goal to reopen by 2024 in time for the paris olympics, but the rector says until the scaffoldings removed they won't know if the cathedral can be saved. Real friends we're gon na try to rebuild what were done as it was before, because it's a symbol simply so tonight in paris, determination and prayer, knowing it could be years before they find out. If this christmas wish can come true, erin mclaughlin, nbc news, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that buttondown here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights, and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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