03:42 GMT09 August 2020
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    Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit is leading the Way of the Cross at the esplanade of Notre Dame in the French capital on Friday, after a fire devastated the cathedral earlier this week.

    The traditional procession commemorates the Passion of the Lord, a Christian Easter celebration during Holy Week.

    A massive fire broke out at the Notre Dame on Monday evening, resulting in the collapse of the cathedral's spire and two-thirds of its roof. However, firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze by Tuesday morning, saving the historic building and the relics it housed.

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