World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Wants to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

Samantha Chang
Binance, the world's largest bitcoin exchange, wants to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral and is calling on the crypto community to help with donations. | Source: Reuters/AFP. Image edited by CCN.

By CCN: Binance, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange, is stepping up efforts in the crypto community to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France.

The iconic 900-year-old Catholic church literally went up in flames after being destroyed by a massive fire. Authorities are still investigating the suspicious cause of the raging blaze.

‘Bring Crypto to Religion!’

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao threw down the gauntlet to the crypto industry, urging them to help restore the historic landmark and show the world that bitcoin can be a force for good.

“If we can push crypto to the last mile of the Cathedral building, it’s the ultimate adoption. Bring crypto to religion!”

‘We Call On Our Colleagues In the Crypto Space’

Binance launched the Rebuild Notre Dame campaign on April 17. On the fundraising page, the crypto juggernaut wrote:

“On April 15, 2019, fire broke out of the roof of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, severely damaging the edifice and destroying valuable artworks and relics.”

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