Notre Dame de Paris Celebrates 850th Anniversary

Église Notre Dame de Paris kicked off its 850th Anniversary celebration recently with a mass and procession. This is the first part of a year-long jubilee celebration of the construction of the church, which was begun in 1163 and continued into the fourteenth century.


France 24 reports on the celebration in English.  Notre Dame cathedral has a website , entitled 850 ans de la cathédrale, on the jubilee celebrations which will continue throughout 2013.


The Bibliothèque Mazarine at the Institut de France has an exhibition Les Livres de Notre-Dame, displaying books from the church.

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