President Macron wants fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral rebuilt within five years

French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants to see Paris' fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral to be rebuilt within five years.

Macron said today in a televised address to the nation that "we will rebuild Notre Dame cathedral even more beautiful."

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    The world-famous church has withstood wars, revolutions and the test of time. Source: BBC

    He added that "we can do it and once again, we will mobilise" to do so.

    Macron, who also said "we have so much to rebuild," thanked firefighters and police and donors who are giving money for the renovation.

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      The church in Paris, which is a major tourist attraction, was engulfed in fire today.

      The centuries old church was extensively damaged after fire ripped through it yesterday.

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        The cause of the fire is unknown but renovation work going on in the church may have caused it. Source: BBC

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