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Volunteer Confesses to Starting Fire at Nantes Cathedral

Volunteer Confesses to Starting Fire at Nantes Cathedral

Volunteer Confesses to Starting Fire at Nantes Cathedral Volunteer Confesses to Starting Fire at Nantes Cathedral PARIS — A Rwandan refugee who volunteered at the 15th-century cathedral in Nantes, France, has confessed to setting a fire that severely damaged the interior of the church this month, his lawyer said on Sunday. The Rwandan man, who is 39 and whose name …

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Demolition of Vietnam’s Historic Bui Chu Cathedral Is Underway

Demolition of Vietnam's Historic Bui Chu Cathedral Is Underway

Demolition of Vietnam’s Historic Bui Chu Cathedral Is Underway Demolition of Vietnam’s Historic Bui Chu Cathedral Is Underway BANGKOK — The historic Bui Chu Cathedral in Vietnam, a 135-year-old church considered by many an architectural gem, is being demolished to make room for a bigger cathedral despite last-ditch efforts to save it. By Wednesday, workers had removed tiles from the …

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‘Violent Fire’ Hits Cathedral in French City of Nantes

‘Violent Fire’ Hits Cathedral in French City of Nantes

‘Violent Fire’ Hits Cathedral in French City of Nantes ‘Violent Fire’ Hits Cathedral in French City of Nantes A fire broke out inside the cathedral of the western French city of Nantes in the early hours of Saturday, but the authorities quickly said there was no comparison with the blaze that engulfed Notre-Dame in Paris last year despite the ominous …

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