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BREAKING: Devastating Fire at Paris' Cathedral of Notre Dame

Cause Believed to Be an Accident from Work at the Cathedral

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A devastating fire has caused the roof to collapse at Paris’ beloved Cathedral of Notre Dame.
According to sources, the cause appears to be work going on at the Cathedral, not otherwise.
CNBC reports that police and firefighters are telling people to stay away from the site. President Emmanuel Macron is said to be going toward the area.
According to Paris police, there are no confirmed deaths, and according to a French government official, no injuries are yet reported.
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Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': or

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