I was in a meeting with my fellow graduate deans when I first saw the pictures. My colleague just handed me his phone. He said something, but I don’t remember his words as the image drowned out everything else. The small screen connected me to people all over the world and we watched, together, in silence and shock, as fire ravaged Notre Dame. Notre Dame is the “heart of faith” in Europe, said Cardinal Vincent Nichols, archbishop of Westminster in England.
Beth Allison Barr Religion News Service 16 April 2019