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  • No Evidence That Notre-Dame Fire Was Intentional, Investigators Say

    07/03/2019 7:02:51 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 35 replies
    Investigators have still not been able to find the cause of the blaze An initial investigation into the devastating fire that consumed much of Notre-Dame cathedral in April has found no signs of criminal action behind the blaze, French officials said Wednesday. Chief Prosecutor of Paris Remy Heitz said in a statement that the investigations so far have not been able to pinpoint a cause of the fire but have found no evidence that it was deliberate, the BBC reported. “Deeper investigations” will be carried out, he said. Officials conducted 100 witness hearings in the initial stage of their investigation,...
  • Notre Dame Architect: Blaze Was No Accident

    04/28/2019 4:45:12 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 59 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 28 April 2019 | Art Moore
    Former Notre Dame Cathedral architect Benjamin Mouton in a live broadcast April 16 on the French TV network LCI: When the Fox News Channel’s Shepard Smith hung up on French politician and media analyst Philippe Karsenty during live coverage of the Notre Dame Cathedral blaze, authorities already were speculating the catastrophe that gripped the world was caused by an accident. Although speculation is the coin of the cable-news realm, an indignant Smith wanted nothing to do with Karsenty providing context to the April 15 fire – nearly 2,000 attacks on French churches in two years – that would suggest an...
  • The Burning of Notre Dame and the Destruction of Christian Europe

    04/22/2019 2:39:13 PM PDT · by robowombat · 40 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 22, 2019 at 5:00 am | Guy Milličre
    The Burning of Notre Dame and the Destruction of Christian Europe by Guy Millière April 22, 2019 at 5:00 am Barely an hour after the flames began to rise above Notre Dame -- at a time when no explanation could be provided by anyone -- the French authorities rushed to say that the fire was an "accident" and that "arson has been ruled out." The remarks sounded like all the official statements made by the French government after attacks in France during the last decade. The Notre Dame fire also occurred at a time when attacks against churches in France...
  • The Video Authorities Don’t Want You To See: Mystery Person & Flash Of Light [Notre Dame]

    04/20/2019 11:53:52 PM PDT · by grundle · 27 replies
    dcwhispers.com ^ | April 17, 2019
    Full title: The Video Authorities Don’t Want You To See: Mystery Person & Flash Of Light Before Notre Dame Cathedral Fire If it had only been a singular incident involving a Catholic church in France the burning of one of the most well known human monuments to all of Christianity and Western Civilization could be understandably classified as an unfortunate accident during recent renovation work. Given that more than a thousand French churches across the country have been vandalized in recent years, though, more and more French (and others) are wondering if the Notre Dame fire wasn’t something far more...
  • The Holiest Week Began with a Tragedy, Ends With Miracles

    04/21/2019 2:49:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2019 | Helen Raleigh
    Easter week is the holiest week for Christians. What a week we have had this year.Early this week, we watched in horror and devastation as the Notre Dame Cathedral was consumed by flame and the cathedral's spire collapsed.  Many of us felt a deep sense of loss and grief. Yes, we were concerned about the priceless relics, the art and building. But as Christians, we couldn't help wonder what does this mean to our faith and what symbolism or lesson should we draw from the burning of one of the most celebrated Christian churches during holy week.  After all, we...
  • The Latest: Short-circuit ‘likely caused’ Notre Dame fire

    04/18/2019 9:55:29 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 136 replies
    AP ^ | 04 18 2019 | Nicolas Vaux-Montagny
    <p>6:15 p.m.</p> <p>A French judicial police official said investigators think an electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame Cathedral fire.</p> <p>The official, who spoke anonymously about the ongoing investigation, said investigators still don’t have the green light to work in the cathedral and search in the rubble for safety reasons.</p>
  • Fortunately, There Are Incredible 3D Scans of Notre Dame

    04/17/2019 1:16:43 PM PDT · by Windflier · 52 replies
    Futurism.com ^ | Natalie Coleman
    The good news: we have a highly-detailed digital template for how to rebuild. From Bits to Atoms The world watched in horror Monday night while flames tore through the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. As fire consumed the roof and toppled its iconic central spire, it seemed as though the historic church could be lost forever — but it’s possible, thanks to cutting-edge imagining technology, that all hope may not be lost. Thanks to the meticulous work of Vassar art historian Andrew Tallon, every exquisite detail and mysterious clue to the building’s 13th-century construction was recorded in a digital archive...
  • First pictures from inside Notre Dame after fire is finally put out

    04/16/2019 2:37:25 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 52 replies
    metro.co.uk ^ | Tuesday 16 Apr 2019 10:03 am | Richard Hartley-Parkinson
    As the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was finally extinguished, pictures emerged showing the devastation the building experienced. The sky is visible through the roof where the spire once stood, but there is hope that much of the medieval architecture can be saved. One of the colourful rose windows appears to be largely unharmed after valiant efforts aby firefighters. Just under 400 firefighters tackled the historic blaze through the night, battling to stop it wreaking complete destruction of the treasured facade after flames torched the roof, sending its spire crashing to the ground before crowds of horrified...
  • Who is Walking Across Notre Dame Facade???

    04/16/2019 2:36:22 PM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 67 replies
    Bill Still Report ^ | Apr 16, 2019 | Bill Still
    Good morning, I’m still reporting on: Who is Walking Across Notre Dame Facade???
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 4/16-Wednesday 4/17/2019 Newsdump Week

    04/17/2019 2:42:15 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/16/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    "No Collusion-No Obsruction!" A tweet from President Trump repeating his consistent message since Robert Mueller's report was delivered to Attorney General William Barr..... Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's received many congratulatory messages from Arab leaders since his election victory last week..... Women's rights activists seeking to end the male guardianship system in Saudi Arabia are due back in court in Riyadh.... As expected a veto from President Trump of legislation to shut down US support for the war Saudi Arabia leads in Yemen.... An extensive probe underway into the cause of the blaze at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris...
  • All three of Notre Dame's Rose Windows SURVIVED blaze, Archbishop of Paris says, as first...

    04/16/2019 5:04:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | APRIL 16, 2019 | Peter Allen In Paris and Alexander Robertson For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: All three of Notre Dame's Rose Windows SURVIVED blaze, Archbishop of Paris says, as first daylight images show inferno aftermath and criminal probe focuses on renovation experts Notre Dame's three medieval stained-glass windows all survived last night's devastating fire, the Archbishop of Paris has said, as detectives probe the renovation work which may have led to the blaze. The first daylight pictures inside the wreckage of the Paris landmark today showed the roof destroyed, the 850-year-old church exposed to the elements and the floor covered in charred debris. However the three 'irreplaceable' Rose Windows, which were last night...
  • Some people spotted in Cathedral during fire

    04/16/2019 9:19:47 AM PDT · by MNDude · 49 replies
    Supposedly there was no workers or anybody in the building during the fire.
  • Alarm Was Raised 23 Minutes Before the Notre Dame Blaze Was Detected

    04/16/2019 8:09:13 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 44 replies
    dailybeast ^ | 4/16/2019 | Erin Zaleski, Linda Hervieux, Barbie Latza Nadeau
    PARIS—An alarm was raised at Notre Dame at 6:20 p.m. on Monday night—23 minutes before the structure was engulfed in flames—but officials found no sign of a fire. Firefighters who responded to a second alert raced to the scene but were unable to tame an inferno that ripped through the 12th century cathedral for the next 9 hours.
  • Photos show center of Notre Dame cathedral miraculously intact

    04/16/2019 3:56:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 15, 2019 | Tamar Lapin
    Photos from inside Notre Dame show the central part of the historic Gothic cathedral still intact. Rows of wooden pews and much of the nave appears to have been saved, according to the images. “Only a small part of the vault collapsed. Interior seems relatively untouched. Hallelujah!” wrote @CathedralNotre.
  • ‘Heartbreaking’ Notre Dame: 25 Celebrities Put Aside Politics for Cathedral

    04/16/2019 3:40:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 16, 2019 | Katie Yoder
    While celebrities often turn to Twitter to argue politics and mock religion, they did something different on Monday: they joined in unison to weep for the destruction of a church – the Cathedral of Notre Dame.The world was shocked to watch as flames consumed the cathedral in Paris, France. Constructed in 1163, the historical and cultural landmark first reached completion in 1345. The blaze, which happened during Holy Week before Easter, hit the Catholic community especially hard. But with 13 million visitors per year, the gothic wonder exemplifies how beauty – beauty dedicated to God – draws in all peoples, regardless...
  • The hero who saved the Crown of Thorns: Fire brigade chaplain entered flaming Notre Dame [tr]

    04/16/2019 3:39:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 16, 2019 | Peter Allen and Chris Dyer
    A French priest who helped comfort the wounded after the worst terrorist attack on Paris this century and who survived an ambush in Afghanistan today also emerged as a hero of the Notre Dame fire. Jean-Marc Fournier, chaplain of the Paris Fire Brigade, saved the Blessed Sacrament and the Crown of Thorns from the blazing cathedral on Monday night. It was feared that both religious artefacts would be lost as flames engulfed the medieval building, but Father Fournier made sure they were taken to safety. Etienne Loraillere, an editor for France's KTO Catholic television network, said Father Fournier 'went with...
  • Notre Dame: An Omen

    04/16/2019 3:19:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 16, 2019 | Dennis Prager
    The symbolism of the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral, the most renowned building in Western civilization, the iconic symbol of Western Christendom, is hard to miss. It is as if God Himself wanted to warn us in the most unmistakable way that Western Christianity is burning -- and with it, Western civilization. Every major Western (and one major non-Western) social and intellectual force has conspired to rid Europe of Christianity and the civilization it produced. Within the Western world, the French Enlightenment -- the intellectual basis of the French Revolution and the modern West -- sought to replace Christianity, and...
  • Who are the people with black scarves on one of the two (Notre Dame) towers?

    04/15/2019 9:18:06 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 27 replies
    Medforth Blog ^ | April 15, 2019 | Medforth
    Wer sind diese Menschen mit schwarzen Tüchern an einem der 2 Türme ..... eine halbe Stunde zu Beginn des Feuers der Kathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris . #NotreDame #France 🇫🇷‼️‼️‼️ Who are these people with black cloths at one of the 2 towers ..... half an hour to the beginning of the fire of the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris. #NotreDame #France 🇫🇷! ️! ️! ️(Google Translate)
  • Notre Dame Priest Says All Precious Artefacts And Artwork Have Been Saved

    04/15/2019 7:58:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 124 replies
    LAD BIBLE ^ | APRIL 15, 2019 | Jake Massey
    A Notre Dame cathedral priest has claimed that all precious artefacts and artwork have been saved from the historic building. In a tweet, French journalist Nicolas Delesalle cited Pčre Frédéric, writing: "Good news: all the works of art were saved. The treasure of the Cathedral is intact, the Crown of thorns, the Holy sacraments." The fire, which has destroyed destroyed large sections of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, has spread to one of the cathedral's landmark rectangular towers, according to Bloomberg. The historic building's spire and roof have already collapsed. No casualties have been reported as of yet. The...
  • 'We WILL rebuild Notre Dame': French president Macron says 'the worst' has been prevented as bell...

    04/15/2019 7:53:06 PM PDT · by Morgana · 66 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | APRIL 15, 2019 | George Martin and Peter Allen In Paris and Joel Adams and Joe Middleton and Jessica Green and Isabel
    FULL TITLE: 'We WILL rebuild Notre Dame': French president Macron says 'the worst' has been prevented as bell towers are saved but inferno reduces much of the medieval cathedral to ashes in just an HOUR French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre Dame with help from the international community after a devastating fire gutted the famous cathedral on Monday night. Speaking just hours after the roof of the 850-year-old building caved in, Macron told the world's assembled press that a national fundraising campaign to restore the historic building would be launched today, and he called on the world's...