THE BIGGER MEANING OF THE NOTRE DAME FIRE

The day after Christian Holy Week started with Palm Sunday on April 14, a fire broke out in Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. It burned for 15 hours, destroyed the spire and roof, and damaged the upper walls. While three people were injured, no lives were lost. Holy relics and art were protected and preserved. But the event was felt around the world with a deep sense of shock, fear and mourning as if the entire structure was completely destroyed. That feeling has subsided as current events cycled in the news, especially after it was known the damage was contained, but the reaction was incredibly, soul-wrenchingly emotional.
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