While presenting a Holy See exhibit that will take place in Beijing in late April, the Vatican’s culture czar on Tuesday reflected on the near-destruction of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris and attempted to offer “an optimistic view” in what he described as “a dark moment.”
“I was struck in an evocative way by the many Parisians and tourists who were filmed crying before this spectacle,” said Italian Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, during a press conference at the Vatican April 16. “It shows that the cathedral, all the great cathedrals and great basilicas, are actually living organisms,” he said.
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