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12:58  18 april  2019
12:58  18 april  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Australian leaders mourn burning cathedral

Australian leaders mourn burning cathedral Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten have expressed their grief over the devastating blaze that's destroyed the spire and the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

President Trump said Wednesday that he spoke on the phone with Pope Francis and offered U . S . assistance in rebuilding Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral, as he did in an earlier conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron .

Donald Trump expressed the US 's solace Wednesday to Pope Francis for a fire that ravaged a "I offered the help of our great experts on renovation and construction as I did in my conversation Addressing his nation, Macron said Notre Dame 's burning was shocking for France and the world.

Trump offers Pope Francis, Macron US help with Notre Dame© Getty Images Trump offers Pope Francis, Macron US help with Notre Dame President Trump said Wednesday that he spoke on the phone with Pope Francis and offered U.S. assistance in rebuilding Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral, as he did in an earlier conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron.

"Just had a wonderful conversation with @Pontifex Francis offering condolences from the People of the United States for the horrible and destructive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. I offered the help of our great experts on renovation and construction," Trump tweeted.

Trump has weighed in multiple times on the fire that gutted the 12th century cathedral, provoked a worldwide outpouring of grief and dominated television news coverage for the past three days.

Trump offers Pope Francis, Macron US help with Notre Dame
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He first offered firefighting advice, tweeting that "perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out. Must act quickly!"

French authorities rejected the idea, saying it could lead to the collapse of the entire cathedral.

Later during a speech in Minnesota, Trump called the fire "a terrible scene" and lamented that a "truly great cathedral" was burning.

"They think it was caused by renovation. And I hope that's the reason. Renovation - you know, what's that all about? But it's a terrible sight to behold," he said.

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US President Donald Trump says he offered US construction expertise for the rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral in a conversation with Pope Francis . Trump tweets that he’d had a “wonderful conversation” with the head of the Roman Catholic Church and expressed condolences about the fire

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he had spoken with Pope Francis and French President Emmanuel Macron to offer the help of “great experts Notre Dame , an over-850-year-old cathedral in the French capital, sustained substantial damage in a massive fire on Monday believed to have been

Macron has set an ambitious goal of rebuilding the cathedral, which suffered extensive damage and saw its spire collapse, within five years. French billionaires and philanthropists have already pledged more than $600 billion to back the effort.

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