Bishop Robert Barron says damage from fire at Notre Dame Cathedral is overwhelming by Richard Arterbury
Notre Dame Cathedral is among some most remindful structures of Paris and its turbulent history. it's conjointly one among the foremost noted cathedrals within the world. In Notre Dame’s long history, its involvement enclosed coronations, destruction's and diverse alterations of its style. This fascinating religion structure by all accounts is in the world and of the birthplace of Paris, and its distinctive style, fascinating as its history is, narrates the story of Christianity through its shaping and most vital stages in time.
The construction of Notre Dame - one among the leading masterpieces of the Gothic - started in 1163, and is believed to be completed in 1345 in its original kind. However, wear and tear and frequent restorations modified the initial look quite bit. the best harm (does this sound familiar?) was inflicted throughout the revolution (1789 – 1799), that preceded the massive scale restoration within the nineteenth century that inaugurated its gift look.
The harm caused throughout the Revolution was thus grave that even the utter demolition was thought-about. once impending danger ceased, Notre Dame was a stage of the foremost necessary enthronement in its history; full general was topped the Emperor in 1804. What an understatement that one among the leading folks of the Revolution, that aimed to revoke the rank among alternative goals, all over up as AN emperor. one or two of centuries back, throughout the Hundred Years War, a people king Henry VI was topped the French king, in 1422. He was the controversial king of France till 1453, once the Hundred Years War was delivered to AN finish.
Victor Hugo’s novel ‘Notre Dame DE Paris’, that underlined the necessity for preservation of such majestic study gem, greatly influenced the nineteenth century renovation.
Ocean Blue has full respect for the climate change efforts of Paris and this is heart breaking for our world history that stood strong for over 850 year's old.