A Horrible Tragedy
The destruction of any historical landmark or relic is deeply disturbing to me, no matter where it comes from or what it represents.
So the destruction of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is horrifying and devastating to me, given that I’m a Catholic (the worst Catholic in the world, but whatever).
I have a very bad feeling about this, and I am also very suspicious, given that it happened now, days before Easter.
I won’t say anything else until more news becomes available. You can read about it at Breitbart below.
A major fire has engulfed the famed Medieval Notre-Dame cathedral in central Paris, destroying the ancient timber roof, bringing down the central spire, and threatening the bell towers. The cathedral was in the process of a period of restoration, and in the past couple of days has had sixteen bronze statues removed from the roof area in recent days to facilitate work.
I am trying something out – a live-blogging solution.