Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, has announced that today, Wednesday 17 April, the bells of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh will ring out in solidarity with Archbishop Michel Aupetit, Archbishop of Paris, and the people and Priests of Paris as they come to terms with the destruction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame.

The French Bishops’ Conference announced that all cathedral bells in France will toll today at 6:50pm, the time at which the Notre Dame cathedral fire began.

The bells of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh will toll at 6:50pm today before the Chrism Mass.

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