In March, authorities arrested two men thought to be planning to massacre and take hostage kindergartners and school staff
“Flames were coming out from the windows of the sanctuary of the church.”
25 firefighters managed to quench the blaze.
For many Catholics, it was difficult not to see the symbolism in the flames: The fire broke out during Holy Week
UN Secretary-General António Guterres said he is "horrified" to see the images coming out of Paris.
A fire broke out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening.
France has recently seen many attacks including arson, vandalism, and desecration of historic Catholic churches.
The vandalism comes just under a year after the Basilica was stormed by far-left activists and illegal migrants
Macron: "Antisemitism has reached its worst levels since the second world war"