Fox News Reports on Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas Church at Ground Zero


The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NEW YORK – Fox News Channel will broadcast numerous times today, August 18, 2010, a report on the stalled negotiations between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Port Authority of NY and NJ for a proper location for the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. St. Nicholas Church was destroyed on September 11, 2001 when the South Tower of the World Trade Center came crashing down on it.

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese has responded to the national news networks that have reached out requesting more information on the reasons for the delay in rebuilding the Church.

To find links to news broadcasts, to learn more about St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero, or to donate for the rebuilding click on to or text REBUILD to 27722 and $10 will be added to your mobile phone bill and it will be earmarked for the St. Nicholas rebuilding.

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was founded in 1916 by a group of Greek immigrants. It held worship services since its founding until the World Trade Center’s South Tower crumbled on top of it, destroying the building in its entirely. Only a few artifacts were found at the recovery site, including an icon of St. Dionysios, three wax candles intertwined and a bell used in the church.