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Pope Francis stands with France over Notre-Dame fire: Vatican

AFP  |  Vatican City 

stands with and is praying for and Parisians alike after a devastating fire raged through the iconic Notre-in the heart of the city," the Vatican said Tuesday.

"The pope is close to France, he is praying for French Catholics and for the people of in face of the terrible fire which has ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral," the wrote on

"He offers his prayers to those trying to face up to this dramatic situation," he added.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 12:35 IST