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Scary footage out of Paris today, as Notre Dame cathedral is being engulfed in flames:

It may have started accidentally:

We’ll continue to update this post with developments. In the meantime, please pray that the fire can be stopped and Notre Dame saved.

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Update:

Oh no:

The iconic spire has fallen:

Horrible. Absolutely horrible.

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Update:

This thread is worth reading if you’re wondering why firefighters are having such a difficult time containing and stopping the fire:

Meanwhile:

Hopefully all will not be lost:

Please continue to pray.

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Update:

Oh no:

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Update:

Some good news at last:

Thank God.

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Update:

There are no words.

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Update:

It appears that at least some of the cathedral will survive, God willing:

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Update:

You’ll want to have a box of tissues nearby for this:

Stunning and sad and beautiful.

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Update:

French President Emmanuel Macron is vowing to rebuild:

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