I stopped by Notre Dame this week to find it completely encircled by high temporary construction walls. One day it’s open for you to visit almost anytime you wish. The next day it’s closed indefinitely, with life for the residents and businesses on Ile de la Cité altered considerably. Yet there was good news the other day, with lawmakers pushing for a restoration “as it was” in opposition to the hubristic “architectural competition” that was to add a second torture to the loss. No need to remake something that didn’t need to be remade. Perhaps some may even consider the...
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A Thousand Years of Jihad – Now Available
A Thousand Years of Jihad depicts Islam’s relentless attacks on Europe, from the conquest of Sicily and Spain, Greece and the Balkans, to endless attacks on Hungary and Italy. This rarely heard story, retold by Frank Brownlow and Thomas Fleming, is available from the TFF Store.