Greek Orthodox Church

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Building Uniquely Destroyed on 9/11 Struggles to Come Back

St. Nicholas Shrine was only building not part of the trade center complex that was ruined

(Newser) - Construction on a Greek Orthodox church meant to replace one that was crushed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been temporarily suspended amid rising costs and questions over how donations have been managed. The St. Nicholas National Shrine next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza was to replace a... More »

Amid Mosque Furor, Pleas for Church at Ground Zero

Greek Orthodox church was destroyed on 9/11

(Newser) - The Greek Orthodox Church has seized on the “Ground Zero mosque” controversy to push for the rebuilding of a church that actually was at Ground Zero. Two Church officials yesterday appeared with a pair of Republican politicians to call for the rebuilding of the St. Nicholas Church, which was... More »

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