Notre Dame’s collapse — and the loss of what it stood for

“I believe that this church offers the carefully discerning such cause for admiration,” the 14th-century French philosopher Jean de Jandun wrote of Notre Dame, “that its inspection can scarcely sate the soul.” A cultural calamity played out on live TV when the cathedral that has been a ­focal point of Christendom for so long was…

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