International community offers assistance in rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral

International community offers assistance in rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral

Russia, the United States, and The Vatican joined a multitude of sovereign states in offering financial, material, and technical assistance to France in rebuilding the Notre Dame Cathedral. Much of the iconic 12th century gothic sanctuary burned to the ground on the Sunday beginning the Christian Holy Week.

Samuel Pearson
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Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry 1 year

Nations should come together to completely restore this awe-inspiring and reverent structure. I'm glad to see articles about the Vatican (b/c of course,) Putin, Macron, and Trump offering resources to help with the restoration. Let's see how many more nations are willing to step forward, and how many will follow-through and rebuild! Side-note: they'd better return it to its original state instead of taking the opportunity to slip in secular symbolism. That's my one concern if any of the windows were damaged, destroyed, or in need of replacement.

Oliver Biscuit
Oliver Biscuit 1 year

Russia has some great engineers, might as well take the gesture. The arson of this cathedral is a travesty to all Christians.

Robert 1 year

Lol, We have to inject politics into this? Russia can't just do something nice? People know that Russia works with the US with our space program too, right? They aren't cartoon villains, take the help when it is offered.

Darrell Vermilion
Darrell Vermilion 1 year

Putin's name in the title but still wholesome af. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Sir_Kutz 1 year

I love that its Russian media that put quotes around “best experts”

Ben B.
Ben B. 1 year

Although this is clearly a tragedy, it's good to see nations that we don't necessarily see eye-to-eye with coming together to fix this monument. Wishful thinking, but I hope I live to see a day where we can cooperate like this all the time.

White mana matters
White mana matters 1 year

'Saudi prince offers a million dollars for reconstruction efforts.' I'll take "things that'll never happen" for 400$ Alex!

Seth Racc
Seth Racc 1 year

The Notre-Dame is loved by so many.Glad to see everyone from all walks of life are helping.

Experiment Eks
Experiment Eks 1 year

In a way, the burning of the Notre Dame somehow symbolizes where the West, particularly Europe is heading. Most people have expressed that even if it's restored in looks, somehow it won't "feel" the same. That is true, because the society that once erected it is completely alien now compared to the one it was. When people visit Japan and go to their historical buildings, landmarks, structures etc. many do not realize that they too are restorations because the structures were either destroyed naturally or by wars. Yet, the places will still keep you mesmerized because the overall feeling of the country, the people, and their values has hardly changed. I'm having a hard time trying to express this thought eloquently, but I guess someone else out there understands what I'm trying to say.

Ste Stones
Ste Stones 1 year

Here comes the new and improved cathedral: McDame!

Crimzon 1 year

I hope he also sends some people to investigate whether or not this was arson. The previous terror threats and holy week timing of this make the whole situation very suspicious.

NPC #9273635
NPC #9273635 1 year

Why rebuild a blatant symbol of White Supremacist Colonial Oppression?

The Cheshire
The Cheshire 1 year

Russia sending aid to France? Last i remember Russia and the EU dont have the greatest relationship🤔 i wonder with Brexit, Italian and China silk road deal, and Russia sending aid to France if this early signs of EU instability or change of culture🤔just a thought

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year


Lucifer Neverchanges
Lucifer Neverchanges 1 year

I could have told you that and I am not an "expert".

Seth Racc
Seth Racc 1 year

Unlike the French the Notre-Dame won’t surrender.

CoLpOeSnED 1 year

whats the saying? 'they aren't sending their best'?

theLifeOf 1 year


Janitor Jez
Janitor Jez 1 year

Has Trumpy sent some flying water tankers yet? He doesn't want to be 1-upped by Pootie Poot😀

As Told By Anakin Skywalker
As Told By Anakin Skywalker 1 year

wow. seriously? putty is getting desperate for attention.

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