Notre Dame was constructed to remind us of the beauty and greatness of God, and to have a place to gather in that remembrance. Today, we mourn with France, and Catholics around the world. Tomorrow, we rebuild.
Just a quick note: there are 11 of us full-time writers/hosts working for Ben Shapiro at DW. Five of us, including myself, are Catholics. The notion that he's some Catholic basher is just dumb, and not just bc of who he employs.
Who founded the university system? Catholics
Building the cathedrals? Catholics
Sponsoring Da Vinci and Michaelangelo? Catholics
Defending Christendom in 1683? Catholics
Gregorian calendar? Catholics
Big Bang theory? Catholics
Classic genetics? Catholics