Answering the Outrage Over Elite Philanthropists’ Notre-Dame Donations

Over two billion Euros have been donated to restore the Notre-Dame in just a few days after the devastating fire that destroyed parts of the historic cathedral. Yet, the massive surge in donations was accompanied by a negative outcry against the philanthropists, questioning their integrity and calling them to donate to help the poor and not rebuild stones. Here are some answers to clarify the role of elite philanthropy during crises.

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