Pope thanks Notre-Dame firefighters on behalf of whole Church

Publish: 7:40 PM, April 17, 2019 | Update: 7:40:PM, April 17, 2019

VATICAN CITY,   – Pope Francis on Wednesday thanked the firefighters who risked their lives to save the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on behalf of the entire Catholic Church.

“The gratitude of the whole Church goes to all those who did everything they could, even risking their lives, to save the Basilica,” he said during the weekly general audience in Saint Peter’s Square.