Notre Dame Cathedral on Fire

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Notre Dame Cathedral on Fire

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Seeing thousands out on the streets watching one of the symbols of their city burn is pretty moving.

I visited once, and the scale of it was overwhelming. It's hard to imagine something that huge on fire.
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Always sad to see anything that iconic be destroyed. From the looks of the videos posted so far, it's pretty bad.

I was in Paris once about 15 years ago for a class. I'm not Catholic, but a bunch of us went to mass at Notre Dame. I'm really glad I did.
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Yikes
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Well, this should make the renovations easier.
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This is heartbreaking.
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Oh no
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Makes me sad.
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One gets the feeling this isn't going to end well. Apparently there's been a string of church vandalisms and it's believed that this was intentional.

https://www.newsweek.com/spate-attacks- ... ue-1370800
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