October 25, 2014

Agreement Reached on Rebuilding St. Nicholas in New York City

St. Nicholas Church

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church that was destroyed in the terrorist attack on 9/11 will be rebuilt. This is good. Archbishop Demetrios said that "when St. Nicholas Church is completed it will be a place of praying, a place of comfort, openness and reconciliation where the relatives of the almost three thousand victims of 9/11 can come and light a candle." This is even better. My hope has … [Read more...]

Pastoral Message of Archbishop Demetrios (GOA) on September 11, 2001

Abp. Demetrios (GOA)

Very good talk, particularly about the sobriety the attack on 9/11 fostered not only on the people of New York mentioned by Abp. Demetrios, but also all over America. Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America … [Read more...]

Don’t be fooled…

Frontpage Magazine has an off the record recording of Imam Feisal Abdel Rauf Cordoba Mosque Imam and ostensible "bridge-builder" between Christian and Muslim cultures (the bridge he wants to build is one that reaches back to the VIII Century) that reveals that Rauf is using the 9/11 catastrophe exactly in terms his critics charged: as victory for Islam. Video below with some text. Read the … [Read more...]

Ground Zero Mosque: a “Rabat”, not a “Cultural Center”

This article was written by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, a Roman Catholic priest. Fr. John comments on Amir Taheri's article in today's New York Daily News. Fr. John uses different font styles in his analysis which makes reading his post a bit difficult. It is worth the time to go through it however. Source: What Does the Prayer Really Say? Fr. John Zuhlsdorf: Some time ago, at the recommendation … [Read more...]

George Demos: We Must Rebuild Orthodox Church at Ground Zero

HT: Onet Blog Greek-American Conservative Republican Candidate for Congress in the First District of New York George Demos appeared on Fox News recently. Demos called on The Port Authority’s Executive Director Chris Ward to immediately stop his bureaucratic roadblocks and that the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at Ground Zero must be a top priority. Demos stated that it … [Read more...]