At the root of all Gothic art and architecture was the desire to construct something close to heaven on Earth, a place where congregations could feel the presence of the divine.
In the early hours of July 18, a fire at the iconic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul of Nantes shocked France.
Using a tree trunk strapped the roof of their car, a daring group of thieves made a dramatic entrance into a rural French cathedral Monday morning.
People around the world expressed shock and sadness as they watched the Notre Dame burn in Paris. President Emmanuel Macron vowed that the cathedral would be rebuilt, and today we look at cathedrals…