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Flames and smoke billow around the gargoyles decorating the roof and sides of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. - A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky. The flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year. A spokesman for the cathedral told AFP that the wooden structure supporting the roof was being gutted by the blaze.

Notre Dame is preparing to hold its first mass since April’s devastating fire

The Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris will hold its first mass this weekend. Those taking part in the mass are expected to wear hard hats for their safety.
Frauenkirche was destroyed during World War II but rebuilt later.

8 famous buildings around the world that were rebuilt after devastating events

The White House, the World Trade Center in New York, and The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco have all been rebuilt after disasters.
Firefighters douse flames billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019.

France launched a competition for designs to rebuild Notre-Dame. Architects want to restore the cathedral with a glass roof and a crystal spire.

Norman Foster, designer of some of Europe's most renowned modern buildings, said any new design should be a "work of art about light."

As France rebuilds Notre-Dame Cathedral, the French studio behind ‘Assassin’s Creed’ is offering up its ‘over 5,000 hours̵...

Maxime Durand spent years overseeing the creation of "Assassin's Creed Unity," a game that contains an accurate depiction of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Ted Cruz was blasted after joking about Disney’s Notre Dame donation

Ted Cruz was criticized on Twitter after making a joke about Disney's $5 million pledge to help rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Man carrying two canisters of gasoline and lighters was arrested at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The cathedral is one of New York City's most prominent landmarks. The arrest comes days after a massive fire erupted at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

The French publisher behind the ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series is donating half a million Euros and its detailed research to help rebuild...

Ubisoft created a stunningly detailed version of Notre-Dame Cathedral in the 2014 game, "Assassin's Creed Unity."
Notre-Dame Cathedral in 2014's "Assassin's Creed Unity" video game.

The stunningly detailed re-creation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in an ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game could help with the rebuilding efforts. He...

"Assassin's Creed Unity," a 2014 video game, contains an accurate depiction of Notre-Dame Cathedral. See for yourself in this video tour!
The Notre-Dame Cathedral can be seen in "Before Sunset."

14 times the Notre-Dame Cathedral was featured in movies

From "The Aristocats" to "Midnight in Paris," here are times the Notre-Dame Cathedral appeared in movies.
A man watches the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral burn, engulfed in flames, in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

This timeline shows exactly how a huge fire engulfed the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

The fire began Monday evening at around 6:30 p.m. and was finally extinguished by early Tuesday morning. The extent of damage is still not yet known.