Photo by Chris Card Fuller ©2007 In 1939, it was Notre Dame de Paris rather than the World Trade Center in New York that faced the threat of annihilation, but unlike the surprise attack on the WTC, France had an opportunity to take advanced action.
A different kind of crowd gathered last night at Notre Dame de Paris – far different from the cynical lot portrayed in David’s famous painting of Napoleon crowning himself emperor of France. All the 1500 seats were filled and still more people spilled in, tourists, as well as devout Catholics […]
The construction of Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris began in 1163 during the reign of Louis VII. It took 200 years (completed in 1345) to finish building this marvel of gothic architecture. Although much of what you see today are the result of 19th century restorations by Viollet le […]