Weekly briefing: Notre Dame fire, Mike Pence, Good Friday

www.christianpost.com | 4/19/2019 | Staff
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The burning of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris this week left people around the world in shock as they saw parts of the iconic landmark disintegrate.

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The fire was extinguished within a day but the damage was severe, including the collapse of the spire.

Treasured relics, including the crown of thorns, were salvaged and France’s residents have pledged a total of around $1 billion to rebuild the 850-year-old cathedral.

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Meanwhile, donations for three black churches in Louisiana that were set on fire in arson attacks recently finally began to pour in after former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged the public to “also send some love” to those churches.

Thousands of alumni and students signed an online petition, asking Taylor University to rescind its invitation to Vice President Mike Pence to speak at its commencement.

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The petition argues that “Trump-Pence Administration's policies … are not consistent with the...
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