The Latest: Egypt’s top Muslim cleric fire that is saddened by Paris

The Latest: Egypt’s top Muslim cleric fire that is saddened by Paris

11:40 a.m.


10:35 a.m.

Paris’ mayor says Notre Dame’s manhood, among the planet’s most famous and largest, remains intact after a catastrophic fire at Paris’ primary cathedral.

Emmanuel Gregoire told Tuesday a strategy to protect the treasures of Notre Dame was rapidly and successfully activated.

Francois Thierry dates into the 1730s and constructed the organ that is impressive. It’s an 8,000 pipes that are estimated.

Gregoire also explained”enormous relief” at the salvaging of bits like the purported Crown of Christ.


10:20 a.m.

The head of Egypt’s Copts,” Pope Tawadroz II, said in a declaration that the fire was a”massive loss for entire humanity” and affected”among the most important monuments in the world.”

The Foreign Ministry in Cairo also expressed”great regret and pain” within the fire, citing Notre Dame’s”historical and civilization worth” for France and world heritage.


10:15 a.m.

Pope Francis is famous for French Catholics and the population”under the shock of this dreadful fire” that ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral.

Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti stated Twitter on Tuesday that the pope”is near France” which he’s supplying prayers”for all those who are attempting to deal with this dramatic situation”

Even the Vatican on Monday expressed”shock and sadness” at the fire that caused considerable damage to a palace which is”a symbol of Christianity from France and in the world”


10 a.m.

Funding for the reconstruction of Notre Dame is piling up in a rate, with just two of France’s wealthiest families quickly pledging 300 million euros.

Businessman Francois-Henri Pinault and his billionaire father Francois Pinault stated that they were immediately committing 100 million euros Artemis, from their company, to help fund repairs to the cathedral Monday night ravaged by fire.

An announcement from Francois-Henri Pinault stated:”This disaster affects all of French people” and”everyone wishes to revive life as swiftly as possible to this jewel of our heritage.”

That contribution was trumped by French tycoon Bernard Arnault and his luxury goods.


9:50 a.m.

European Union leader Donald Tusk is calling on the bloc’s member countries to assist France reconstruct the Notre Dame cathedral is a symbol of what binds Europe together.

Tusk, who seats summits of EU national leaders, told lawmakers Tuesday that the blaze reminds Europeans of”how much we could lose.”

Tusk stated:”At stake here is something more than just material assistance. The trimming of the Notre Dame cathedral has again made us conscious that we are bound with something more important and more deep than treaties.”

Parliament President Antonio Tajani encouraged EU lawmakers, meeting in Strasbourg, France, to donate the wages of their day.


9:45 a.m.

Even a spokesman for Paris firefighters states that”the entire fire is out” at Notre Dame cathedral.

Gabriel Plus said Tuesday morning that crisis services are currently”surveying the movement of the constructions and extinguishing smoldering residues.”

Plus said that now the fire is outside”this stage is to get the specialists” to plan the way to consolidate the edifice. 


9:10 a.m.

French tycoon Bernard Arnault and his luxury goods group LVMH have pledged 200 million euros ($226 million) to its renovation of Notre Dame, after a reported 100 million-euro donation from another French billionaire, Francois Pinault.

An announcement Tuesday from LVMH reported the Arnault family and the luxury goods set could make the donation to a rebuilding fund Monday evening, to the cathedral, which was swallowed by flames.

LVMH known as the palace a”symbol of France, its tradition and its unity.”

The Pinault family’s earlier 100 donation was widely reported by French media.


8:45 a.m.

A French cultural heritage specialist says France has trees large enough to replace historical beams that burned from the Notre Dame fire.

Vice president of preservation group Fondation du Patrimoine, bertrand de Feydeau, told France Info radio that was built with beams over 800 decades back from primal forests.

Talking Tuesday, he stated the cathedral’s roof can’t be rebuilt exactly as it had been prior to the fire because”we don’t, in the present time, have trees onto our territory of their size that were cut at the 13th century.”

He said the restoration work will have to use new technology to reconstruct the roof.


8:40 a.m.

Experts are currently analyzing the blackened shell of Paris’ Notre Dame Studio to set actions to rescue what remains after a catastrophic fire destroyed a lot of the almost 900-year-old building.

With the fire that broke out Monday night and immediately consumed the cathedral under management, attention is turning into ensuring the structural integrity of the rest of the building.

Junior Interior Minister Laurent Nunez declared that architects and other specialists would meet at the cathedral early Tuesday”to determine if the structure is secure and when the firefighters can proceed inside to keep their job.”

Officials consider that the fire an crash, that news is doing nothing to ease the mourning, although maybe as a result of restoration work occurring at the global treasure.

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