Disney Pledges Millions To Notre Dame Repairs

Disney Pledges Millions To Notre Dame Repairs

President Trump on Wednesday said he had a "wonderful conversation" with Pope Francis, in which he offered USA help to renovate Notre Dame Cathedral after a blaze tore through the historic church this week. In fact, the virtual rendition of Notre Dame is so accurate that it may serve as an important piece of historical media. It boasts an estimated 8,000 pipes.

"The majesty of Notre Dame - the history, artistry, and spirituality - took our breath away, lifting us to a higher understanding of who we are and who we can be", she tweeted.

Winnipeg historian Philippe Mailhot, who witnessed the fire at the St. Boniface Cathedral on July 22, 1968 when he was 13, finds the similarities between the two blazes striking.

"We are very attached to where Father Pierre's funeral was held", said the Abbe Pierre Foundation, a homelessness charity named after a priest whose 2007 funeral at Notre-Dame was attended by then-President Jacques Chirac.

Roses have been laid near Notre Dame Cathedral a day after a fire devastated the cathedral in central Paris, April 16, 2019.

The Archbishop also offered his prayers on the night of the blaze. The New Jersey church was hit by an equally disastrous fire in 2004.

Millions around the world watched in horror on Monday as the much-loved Parisian cathedral - hailed as the most handsome in the world - was engulfed in flames on Monday.

In a statement regarding its involvement in the restoration process of Notre-Dame, an Ubisoft spokesperson said that the company is willing to help in any way it can, although the digital model of the building isn't quite one to one with the real thing.

The Disney donation is among the first major contributions from a United States entity following Monday´s blaze, which gutted the grand Paris landmark, destroying the roof, causing the steeple to collapse and leaving France reeling with shock. "That being said, we would be more than happy to lend our expertise in any way that we can to help with these efforts".

"When I first caught a glimpse, or got wind of what was going on in Paris, that's what immediately struck me - I saw scaffolding around Notre Dame de Paris and as soon as I saw the scaffolding my thought was 'here we go again'".

Parliament President Antonio Tajani invited European Union lawmakers, meeting in Strasbourg, France, to contribute their day's salary to help finance reconstruction.

Philippe Lefebvre plays the organ at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris in 2013.

As of Tuesday morning, it had raised $237,857. Mateusz Morawiecki said on Twitter that "Poland knows what it means to have a cultural heritage lost in fire". Experts say France no longer has trees big enough to replace the ancient wooden beams that burned in the Notre Dame fire.

As per the BBC, the building's spire and roof have collapsed but the main structure, including the two bell towers, have been saved.

Junior Interior Minister Laurent Nunez announced that architects and other experts would meet at the cathedral early Tuesday "to determine if the structure is stable and if the firefighters can go inside to continue their work".

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