“Is it too soon to say it’s a perfect metaphor for Vatican II..?”

Across the transom….

Restoration” work that burned off the roof and made the spire collapse. On the other hand, the Crown of Thorns was saved, so I’m not worried. 

Let the French state pay for the rest — we have the important parts (the Blessed Sacrament, the Crown of Thorns, the Treasury). 

And furthermore I consider that islam must be destroyed.