Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?

it was never finished
it was destroyed by earthquake
it was destroyed by Moors
it symbols open way to Heavens
The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earth­quake, which de­stroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its in­hab­i­tants and dis­rupt­ed the colonial am­bi­tions of Por­tu­gal. The church was left un­re­stored to remind the tragedy.

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it was never finished
it was destroyed by earthquake
it was destroyed by Moors
it symbols open way to Heavens
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it was destroyed by Moors
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