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French Officials Pledging To Rebuild Notre Dame After Devastating Fire | The 11th Hour | MSNBC French Officials Pledging To Rebuild Notre Dame After Devastating Fire | The 11th Hour | MSNBCDaybreaker arrives in Paris about an hour from now, so many parisians don’t want to see what night has shielded from their view. Yes, Paris has lost a church, a parish has lost Gathering Place. More importantly, the Catholic church has lost a holy place at the start of Holy Week and civilization has lost one of its centers. What we want burning today was architecture of global portents and icon, containing icons and treasures in a building that survived in no particular order. Crusades Reformation Revolution and two World Wars. The helplessness in watching Timbers that dates back to the 12th century burn, as if soaked in gasoline a still photo shows the first signs of smoke. But even then the damage was rolling a way through. There is no piece of fire apparatus in the world that is Bill tall enough for this task and the sheer weight and impact of any Airborne water drop, no matter what anyone tells you could have caused trophic collapse and could have pushed the fire elsewhere in the Cathedral, the scaffolding, while the cause is not yet known just the presence of a construction project exponentially heightens the 7 accident tonight. The mayor of Paris set out this picture, showing some of the items saved from the fire not seeing they’ll reported to have survived are the two most important to Catholic believers. Crown of thorns on a portion of the cross from the crucifixion as life in Paris came to a mournful standstill. Today, him’s broke out on city streets, Matt, Bradley and here with me in New York, is Elaine sciolino, veteran journalist and former Paris bureau chief for the New York Times. She also happens to be the author of The forthcoming book about the river that surrounds the island, where Notre Dame the send the river that made Paris good evening and welcome to both of you mat I’d love to begin with you to ask you what it has Been like in these overnight hours in the city, it’s streets by Cafe Society by its love of Life, Leo Brian, as you mentioned, parisians, don’t want to see what night has been Shields hour from now. They’Re going to be looking at is still intact. Of the relics are so important. The structure at the architecture they actually bring life and historically have brought life to the religion for those Believers in the people who come and worship there is still there. This building was destroyed in the fire that massive Spire that rises about a football fields height above the ground that was destroyed, but everything else. The beautiful rose Windows, the stained glass knows so much of that remains and president macron, he announced that he’s going to be launching a major fundraising effort forward to seeing rebuilt and seeing put forward into building a new church, but a restored church at Bradley. With morning approaching after a long night’s work, thank you very much for giving us the live situation. They’Re in Paris, we appreciate Elaine, what’s lost with the loss of Notre Dame radical and saying Notre. Dame is not lost that this, as your colleagues said, Survivor and a surviving Oedipus and a surviving Church. Much of it remains intact. The stones are intact and the most dramatic image that we saw playing over and over was the Uplink of the spire, and what many of your viewers may not know is that Spire was put up in the mid-nineteenth Century Village. It was corroded and its wouldn’t beans were starting to fall apart, and it may be in a blessing blessing in disguise that the shape of the Earth, which is been basically in varied degraded in recent decades, is now before the world the worldview. And we can see that how dramatic a renovation needed Chris Hayes from MSNBC thanks for watching MSNBC on YouTube, if you want to keep up-to-date with the videos were putting out you. Can click subscribe just below me or click over on this list and see lots of other great videos? The fire caused the roof to collapse, destroyed a spire and spread to one of two rectangular towers. Officials warn there is lots of work ahead. Matt Bradley and Elaine Sciolino join to discuss.