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Paris' Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed by fire
Reuters,MSN ^ | 4/15/2019 | not listed

Posted on 04/15/2019 11:15:06 AM PDT by sodpoodle

PARIS, April 15 (Reuters) - Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday in a roaring blaze that devasted the Parisian landmark, one of France's most visited places.

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Flames burst through the roof of the centuries-old cathedral and quickly engulfed the spire, which collapsed.

A huge plume of smoke wafted across the city and ash fell over a large area.

Firefighters cleared the area around the cathedral, which marks the very center of Paris.

President Emmanuel Macron canceled an address to the nation that he had been due to give later on Monday evening. A presidential official said Macron was to go to the scene of the blaze.

"A terrible fire is under way at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris," Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter.

France 2 television reported that police were treating the incident as an accident.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1moretime; notredame; notredameburning; notredamecathedral; notredamefire; paris; shocking
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1 posted on 04/15/2019 11:15:06 AM PDT by sodpoodle
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To: sodpoodle

Holy Week terrorism?


2 posted on 04/15/2019 11:15:48 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: sodpoodle

Their ‘guests’?


3 posted on 04/15/2019 11:16:11 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Nobility is defined by the demands it makes on us - by obligations, not by rights".)
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To: TigerClaws

My first thought also.


4 posted on 04/15/2019 11:16:45 AM PDT by arthurus (gj)
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To: TigerClaws

They’re pushing the “renovation” theory so hard it’s obviously terrorism.


5 posted on 04/15/2019 11:17:13 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Orange is the new brown)
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To: TigerClaws

Someone said they were doing restoration.


6 posted on 04/15/2019 11:17:34 AM PDT by AppyPappy (How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?)
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To: sodpoodle

Shame. Construction completed 1345.


7 posted on 04/15/2019 11:18:48 AM PDT by marajade (Skywalker)
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To: sodpoodle

The fire is clearly out of control. Its going to be destroyed.

sickening.


8 posted on 04/15/2019 11:19:04 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: sodpoodle

Might be a good idea to CCW to your Church this weekend....if you don’t already.


9 posted on 04/15/2019 11:19:27 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: sodpoodle
Maybe it's time we nuke that rock Muslims worship in Mecca.
 
10 posted on 04/15/2019 11:19:50 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie
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To: sodpoodle

does anyone know if there will be threads about the ND fire?


11 posted on 04/15/2019 11:20:59 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( Use Comey's Report; Indict Hillary now; build Kate's wall. --- Proud Smelly Walmart Deplorable)
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To: sodpoodle

Could it be ISLAMIC JIHAD???


12 posted on 04/15/2019 11:21:21 AM PDT by 2harddrive (Go to www.CodeIsFreeSpeech.com for 10 FREE 3D-printer gun blueprints!)
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To: sodpoodle

FNC: All of Notre Dame Cathedral’s frame is burning.


13 posted on 04/15/2019 11:21:28 AM PDT by marajade (Skywalker)
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To: sodpoodle

EGAD! The whole building is a masterpiece.


14 posted on 04/15/2019 11:21:32 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Read elsewhere there’s footage of Muslims celebrating but haven’t seen it yet.


15 posted on 04/15/2019 11:21:56 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: 2harddrive

Likely due to renovation.


16 posted on 04/15/2019 11:21:58 AM PDT by marajade (Skywalker)
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To: sodpoodle

All that history & poof, gone in flames
Sad to watch


17 posted on 04/15/2019 11:22:25 AM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: sodpoodle

Aftermath of the reign of terror and the French revolution AND Vatican II apostacy.

So FEW people have true Christian faith. The edifice is in disrepair and has been hosting a false mass aver since its creation in the late 60’s. Sad.

Pray the Rosary.


18 posted on 04/15/2019 11:23:04 AM PDT by Repent and Believe (...unless you shall do penance, you shall all likewise perish. - Jesus (Luke 13:3))
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To: sodpoodle

Spire has collapsed....................


19 posted on 04/15/2019 11:23:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (We are headed for a Civil War. It won't be nice like the last one....................)
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To: sodpoodle

Original Thread: https://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3742164/posts


20 posted on 04/15/2019 11:23:13 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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