True Cross and Crown of Thorns Priceless treasures of Notre Dame

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Relics believed to be a piece of the cross on which Jesus was crucified have been kept at the cathedral for centuries. The braided circle held together by golden thread has about 70 or so thorns attached. A HERO priest risked his life by running into the Notre Dame inferno to rescue Jesus Christs Crown of Thorns and other priceless treasures. the crown of thorns the tunic of saint louis and several other major works are now in a safe place. It was removed from the facade of Notre Dame during the Second World War when the French feared the Germans would target it and was replaced in the Sixties

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