Counterlight's Peculiars: Paris. Photography inside Sacre Couer is forbidden, so this photo comes from Wikipedia. It shows the huge mosaic that dominates the apse. In the center is a gigantic Jesus of the Sacred Heart. On the left is the Virgin Mary and in front of her is Pope Leo XIII presenting the world to the Sacred Heart. Pope Pius IX also makes an appearance in this mosaic. On the right is Saint Michael with Joan of Arc and Saint Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris.
Cathedral of Reims This is where King Louis IX (St. King Charles VII was crowned in the presence of Ste. Charles X was the last king of France to be crowned in In 1914 the cathedral was bombed and burned.