Saved from the flames: The treasures that survived the Notre Dame fire April 17, 2019

The North Rose window at Notre Dame cathedral dates from 1250. Credit: Shutterstock When the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Parish caught fire Monday, most predicted the worst. It seemed unlikely the …More
The North Rose window at Notre Dame cathedral dates from 1250. Credit: Shutterstock
When the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Parish caught fire Monday, most predicted the worst. It seemed unlikely the structure could survive, or that some of the treasures inside might be saved.
Indeed, a full two-thirds of the cathedral’s roof was destroyed in the blaze, as was the famous spire. But despite the images of devastation, the cathedral’s main structure has been saved, along with many of its most priceless contents.
Even as firefighters worked to extinguish the last of the flames early Tuesday morning, there was already a massive commitment of resources dedicated to the rebuilding of one of the world’s most recognizable churches.
Before the fire was out, French president Emmanual Macron committed himself and the nation to rebuilding Notre-Dame, and he announced a fundraising effort to ensure its success. In response, by Tuesday afternoon more than 700 million euros had been pledged to the …More
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