Eight new bronze bells of Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral
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New Paris Notre Dame bells blessed at ceremony

2 February 2013 Last updated at 15:24 GMT

Eight of Notre Dame Cathedral's nine new bells have been blessed by French Cardinal Andre Armand Vingt-Trois.

The bells, named after saints and prominent Catholic figures, will be on display at the Paris cathedral in February.

The blessing was attended by hundreds of people.

Maxine Mawhinney reports