Trans-activists want to rename the Cathedral "Our Lady of the Survivors of Child Crime."
In France, all churches built before 1905 are public property for the use of diocesan associations.
A fire at the cathedral in the French city of Nantes is believed to have been started deliberately, prosecutors say.
Michel Pastoureau argues that the Cathedral is haunted by so many tourists that it can't function as a church anymore.
According to General Jean-Louis Georgelin, the phase of reconstruction proper should begin in 2021.
The Archbishop is to be accompanied by only a few people, in accordance with strict security regulations.
Given the numerous uncertainties regarding the recent pandemic, no date has been given indicating when works will resume.
If all goes well, the plaza and crypt could be opened as early as the end of March.
The research shows that roughly 3,000 Christian churches, schools, cemeteries and monuments were vandalized