Crowd sang ‘Ave Maria’ in the streets of Paris as Notre-Dame Cathedral burned


As crowds in Paris helplessly watched the Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames on Monday night, they joined together in song.

While a beloved piece of the world’s history burned before their eyes, a group of onlookers gathered together to pray the Rosary and sing powerful hymns.

Ignacio Gil‏, a French correspondent for the Spanish paper El Mundo, captured stunning footage of a group singing “Ave Maria” while gazing at the burning cathedral in the distance.

As firefighters worked for hours to put out the flames, more and more displays of unity and expressions of love for Notre-Dame spread throughout Paris and the rest of the world. Read more…

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