ABC News(PARIS) -- For the first time in centuries, Christmas mass was not held at Notre Dame Cathedral.
The famed church has been off limits to parishioners since April 15, when a massive inferno brought down its iconic spire and roof.
“This is the first time since the French Revolution that there will be no midnight Mass,” Patrick Chauvet, the cathedral rector, told The Associated Press.
It was last closed during the holiday after 1789, according to The AP.
“We have the opportunity to celebrat..