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The Fire at Notre Dame in Paris

April 15, 2019
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  1. April 15, 2019 at 2:06 pm

    No comment.

  2. Thibault Heimburger
    April 15, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    Thank you very much Dan.
    Breaking news: unfortunately, while I’m writing,it appears that the fire is not at all under control and the entire destruction of the building is possible.

    Notre-Dame is simply the heart of France and the most visited monument in the world (12-14 million per year).

    Our heart is bleading…

    But Notre-Dame will be rebuilt…

    “Fluctuat nec Mergitur”.

  3. April 16, 2019 at 8:33 am

    God thanks that the worst was avoided

  4. PHPL
    April 16, 2019 at 8:54 am

    Jesus’ crown of thorns has been rescued and is intact.

  5. PHPL
    April 16, 2019 at 12:48 pm

    It’s possible to make donations by going on this website : https://don.fondation-patrimoine.org/SauvonsNotreDame/~mon-don

    Some pray , some donate , some do both.

    • Thibault HEIMBURGER
      April 16, 2019 at 2:34 pm

      Yes. There is an English version (top of the page).

      The amount of donations on this (official) site exceeds 5 million euros.

      But many French great companies have decided to give hundreds of millions euros.

      Today, the total amount of donations reaches about 700.000 000 euros !

      Just one hour ago, the French President have said that Notre-Dame will be rebuild in 5 years (!).
      And Notre-Dame will be more beautiful than ever.

      This is an extraordinary challenge. But, with the help of the whole world, we will succeed.

      Notre-Dame belongs to the heritage of humanity.

      Thank you very much to all our friends from all over the world.

  6. David Mo
    April 17, 2019 at 1:41 am

    If the medieval structure of the building has not been damaged – this would be an unquantifiable disaster – only a part of the reconstruction of the 19th century by Viollet-le-Duc has been lost. It is not a great disaster, although those of us who love Paris are suffering to see the truncated silhouette of Notre-Dame.

    But Paris is not just Notre-Dame and the Eiffel Tour. We have to think that Paris has a thousand other wonderful things to enjoy. With or without the spire, Paris sera toujours Paris.

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