In the Cathedral of Strasbourg rang on Tuesday morning, the Holy spirit-bell, which rings only on special occasions. Also, several German churches, including the Cologne and Mainz Cathedral, left at noon as a sign of solidarity with their bells ringing.
in Switzerland, such an action is planned. However, at a later date. "The country churches are planning a co-ordinated commemorative action," said Patrick Hess, operations Manager of the Great Minster in Zurich.
"I can imagine that we do something amKarfreitag or on Easter Monday, a week after the fire," says Hess. The action will also be planned with the Catholic Church. This is not confirmed this on request, however.
Video: Overview of fire in the Notre-Dame The Video gives an Overview of the events surrounding the Brand in the Gothic Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris. (Video: AFP/Twitter/Tamedia)
Basel Cathedral the bells are ringing
concern about the full development of a fire in the heart of Paris left in the Basler Münster on Tuesday at 12 o'clock, the bells are already ringing. The reason: The master Builder began in the morning in contact with one another. The Board of Directors of the Association of the European master Builder, münster master Builder and cottage Builder issued then a call to 130 master Builder in the whole of Europe, out of compassion and solidarity at noon the bells are ringing.
From numerous countries met on Tuesday for more messages of sympathy. The Vatican on Friday, Pope Francis will pray "for France's Catholics and for the population of Paris". Queen Elizabeth II said she was saddened "deep".
Today we unite ourselves in prayer with the people of France, while we hope that the pain of the severe damage is transformed by the reconstruction of hope. Holy Mary, Our lady, pray for us. #Notre Dame— Pope Francis (@Pontifex) 16. April 2019
On the worldwide sympathy after the fire in the Paris Cathedral of Notre-Dame generous donations follow offers for the reconstruction: The fire was extinguished on Tuesday morning, as they were the offers already on hundreds of millions of euros. The full extent of the damage is only gradually revealed. The Prosecutor's office from the castle, meanwhile, arson to a large extent.
"all night long I have seen people with tears in their eyes," said vicar General Philippe Marsset. Although the rule of "total Chaos", you should not let it knock. France's state chief Emmanuel Macron said a reconstruction of the Cathedral, the government in Paris advised on Tuesday morning about the procedure. Several French parties that have been suspended temporarily its European election campaign.
The fire broke out on Monday evening in the roof and had spread, according to a fire Department spokesman rapidly over the entire roof. About 400 firefighters fought the whole night against the flames on Tuesday shortly before ten o'clock they were deleted completely.
The roof and steeple were destroyed, several precious relics, and the main cross of the Church could be saved. Also, the two bell towers had been rescued, said fire brigade spokesman. However, a part of the vault was overthrown "in the middle". Tuesday should therefore remain around 100 firefighters to search for fire nests and to monitor the integrity of the structure.
the cause of the fire is still unclear
it is Unclear to the brand was the first cause. The Brand could, according to the office of the public Prosecutor with Work on the roof of the Cathedral in the connection, where scaffoldings were installed. They launched an investigation because of negligent arson and those still in the night a construction worker.
The two largest luxury goods conglomerates in the country, announced a few hours after the fire, million donations: LVHM (Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton) seem to be of 200 million euros, the luxury fashion group Kering (Gucci, Saint Laurent, Balenciaga) wants to donate 100 million euros. Also, the merger of the French professional football clubs promised financial support.
Created: 16.04.2019, 14:21 PM