Rebuilding a church at Ground Zero with Red Tape

By Andrei Zolotov, Jr., editor-in-chief of Russia Profile, for RIA Novosti 11/09/2011 Ten years after it became the only house of worship destroyed by the terrorist attack on New York City, the tiny St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which used to stand just south of the South Tower, is far from being rebuilt. The saga of its ...

Greek Orthodox Church Sues to Open at Ground Zero

4/9/2011 (New York, NY) -- The only church destroyed on September 11 was St. Nicholas, a Greek Orthodox Church. A decade later, the parish is still trying to rebuild, but hasn't been able to cut through a lot of red tape with the agency running the Ground Zero site. When the second tower collapsed the place of worship ...

Islamic Supremacism Trumps Christianity at Ground Zero

By Pamela Geller 21/7/2011 While New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg works in anxious haste to build the cultural obscenity that is the Ground Zero mosque, the iconic St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was built in 1916 and destroyed in the attack on the World Trade Center towers by Muslim terrorists, remains vanquished, unable to rebuild. Bloomberg ...

Greek Orthodox rally to rebuild Ground Zero Church

By Chris Herlinger 28/6/2011 NEW YORK (RNS) With cries of "Rebuild now! Rebuild Now!" parishioners and supporters of a Greek Orthodox church that was destroyed in the 9/11 attacks rallied at Ground Zero on Sunday (June 26) in hopes of resuming negotiations to rebuild the church. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and the Port Authority of New York ...

Congregants of Church Destroyed on 9/11 Return to Ground Zero to Pray

6/12/2010 By Julie Shapiro DNAinfo Reporter/Producer LOWER MANHATTAN — The congregants of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church returned to Ground Zero Sunday to pray at the site of their former home. The small church, founded nearly a century ago, stood just south of the Twin Towers and was destroyed by their collapse on 9/11. Since then, the church’s leaders have ...

Rally to rebuild Greek Orthodox Church destroyed by 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

19/9/2010 Greek Americans have one thing to say to the Port Authority of New York and : rebuild their Ground Zero church and Sunday people in were signing a petition to get that message heard. The American Citizens of Greek heritage, and Philhellenes, the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), has joined the national campaign to ...

Former Governor Pataki Reiterates his support for rebuilding St. Nicholas At Ground Zero

Former Governor Pataki Reiterates his support for rebuilding St. Nicholas At Ground Zero Archbishop Demetrios Issues Statement 23/8/2010 NEW YORK – As the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaches there is a ground-swell of public support for the re-building of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church which was destroyed under the rubble of the fallen south ...

Plan to rebuild Greek Orthodox church at Ground Zero remains Puzzle

19/8/2010 By Richard C. Dujardin Journal Staff Writer NEWPORT, R.I. –– As controversy continues to swirl about the plans by a Muslim group to build an 11-story mosque a couple of blocks from Ground Zero, some Greek Orthodox Christians here and in New York say they are puzzled as to why there has been so little progress ...

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

18/8/2010 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 ...

Mayor Bloomberg: Deal To Rebuild Greek Orthodox Church Near Ground Zero May Be Near

13/8/2010 By: Celeste Katz A caller to Mayor Bloomberg's weekly radio appearance with WOR's John Gambling posed a question NY-1 congressional hopeful George Demos has been pushing for weeks: "Good morning. I'd like to know why nothing has been done to rebuild St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church down at Ground Zero." Republican Demos is a former Securities and Exchange ...