Dedication of the Cathedral by Archbishop Darboy of Paris

31/05/1864View on timeline

The dedication of a cathedral is a Christian ceremony that usually marks the opening of the Church to the community. On May 31, 1864, the then archbishop of Paris, Georges Darboy, dedicated the newly restored Cathedral of Notre Dame. 
Georges Darboy (1813 – 1871) was a French Catholic priest, later bishop of Nancy then archbishop of...

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To understand more about the ritual of dedicating a Cathedral, the document below outlines the procedures:Dedication of a Church and an Altar



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