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Archbishop Demetrios of America, NY Governor Cuomo, and New York Senator Dean Skelos, sign the agreement to kick-start the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

Archdiocesan Council Jubilant over Announcement of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop Demetrios Expresses Gratitude to Civic Leaders

October 14, 2011 - In the wake of the announcement of the agreement between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Archbishop Demetrios earlier today, the Archdiocesan Council, in its semi-annual meeting in New York City, responded with a jubilant and prolonged standing ovation. Read More »

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Port Authority Announce Agreement on Rebuilding of St. Nicholas

October 14, 2011 - The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces today an agreement with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey regarding the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Read More »

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for September 11

September 11, 2011 - On this Sunday, the tenth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we address you in the faith, love and hope that we share in our Lord Jesus Christ. As we gather in our places of worship on this day, we cannot help but call to mind the dreadful acts of terrorism and the tremendous destruction that shocked the entire world and burdened every heart with pain and sorrow. Read More »

A Time to Mourn, a Time to Rebuild

September 2010 - On the ninth anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, joined the thousands of mourners at Ground Zero who offered prayers and remembrance on behalf of those who lost their lives that dreadful day. Read More »

A church destroyed by terror vows to rebuild (NY Daily News)

September 8, 2011 - The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks destroyed the venerable St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which sat in the shadow of the doomed twin towers. But it did not kill the spirit of parishioners, who have waged a decade-long battle to reclaim their land and rebuild the shattered sanctuary. Read More »

 

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Pastoral Message of Archbishop Demetrios

Interview with Archbishop Demetrios

A church destroyed by terror vows to rebuild (NY Daily News)

Message from the Vespers of St. Nicholas - December 6, 2010

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Photo Gallery - see photos related to 9/11 and the St. Nicholas Church of Ground Zero

Archival Information - Many resources assembled immediately following the tragic events of September 11