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French Government Moves Forward on Notre Dame Restoration Plans
Crux ^ | 7/8/19 | Christopher White

Posted on 07/10/2019 7:06:49 PM PDT by marshmallow

NEW YORK - Nearly three months after a fire devastated Paris’s famed Notre Dame Cathedral, France’s National Assembly moved closer to enacting legislation to approve the restoration process and timeline for one of the world’s most beloved landmarks.

By a vote of 32 in favor, 7 against, and 8 abstentions, the country’s primary legislative body voted on Wednesday to adopt a resolution that establishes a national plan for accepting donations toward the rebuilding efforts and adheres to French President Emmanuel Macron’s intent to have the work done before Paris plays host to the Olympics in 2024.

This marked the second time the bill came before the National Assembly for consideration after a contentious hearing in May, which did not get the necessary votes to pass, and a vote by the French senate in June.

Notre Dame was nationalized in 1789 during the French Revolution, and remains the property of the French state. By law, the Catholic Church has exclusive use of the building, but the government covers the cost of building maintenance and repairs.

The April fire led to the collapse of the main roof of the 13th century monument and its famed spire, which was a 19th century addition.

France’s Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, re-opened the debate by recalling the goal of the proposed legislation, which is to “offer to Notre Dame a restoration at the height of the place it occupies in the hearts of the French and in the whole world.”

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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: cathedral; france; notredame

1 posted on 07/10/2019 7:06:49 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Still haven’t found the Muslim who torched the place.


2 posted on 07/10/2019 7:09:07 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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New minarets?


3 posted on 07/10/2019 7:09:16 PM PDT by dsrtsage (For Leftists, World History starts every day at breakfast)
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To: marshmallow

Why isn’t Pope Marx funding the restoration?


4 posted on 07/10/2019 7:09:18 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: marshmallow

“intent to have the work done before Paris plays host to the Olympics in 2024.”

Yeah...........no.


5 posted on 07/10/2019 7:13:46 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: marshmallow

They must be planning to build it out 3D printed plastic. Does anyone know how long it took to build it with fine craftsmanship the first time? People with those kinds of skills pretty much don’t exist anymore.


6 posted on 07/10/2019 7:44:10 PM PDT by Revel
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To: VanDeKoik

Rome was rebuilt in a day < /s >


7 posted on 07/10/2019 8:54:57 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (TDenounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: VanDeKoik

just use CGI for the home viewers


8 posted on 07/10/2019 8:55:25 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (TDenounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: Revel

cutting and carving the soft limestone blocks used to build the cathedral would be VASTLY accelerated by at least a couple orders of magnitude by the use of CAD/CAM design and modern CNC machinery ...


9 posted on 07/10/2019 8:58:44 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: dsrtsage
New minarets?

The latest design is one minaret and one McDonalds arch.



10 posted on 07/11/2019 4:26:33 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Kill-googl,TWTR,FCBK,NYT,WaPo,Hlwd,CNN,NFL,BLM,CAIR,Antfa,SPLC,ESPN,NPR,NBA,ARP)
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To: BenLurkin

Likewise with the Las Vegas massacre. Crickets.


11 posted on 07/11/2019 12:48:09 PM PDT by Jacquerie (ArticleVBlog.com)
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