TFP, John Horvat II: Flames have gutted the famous cathedral of Notre Dame of Paris. All the world was drowned in sorrow on this fateful Spring day. As the images of the collapsing spire spread across the globe, it was hard to believe that this famous building celebrated for centuries for its liturgy, artistic works and splendor is a blackened ruin. It will take decades to rebuild.
A yet worse tragedy awaits if no lessons are learned from the disaster. Unfortunately, this might well happen. Read more here