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St. Nicholas Shrine Illuminated on 20th Anniversary of 9/11

The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church--located just across the street from Ground Zero--was destroyed ruing the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Now, 20 years later, it has been rebuilt to include a shrine and memorial to the tragedy. The church...

Saint Nicholas Shrine To Be Illuminated for September 11

Saint Nicholas Shrine, the church that was built on the site of the only church that was demolished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will be illuminated on Friday night like a beacon of light going into...

St. Nicholas Shrine Construction Progressing; New Donors Announced

In a message released to donors and other friends of St. Nicholas Shrine at Ground Zero on Tuesday, Archbishop Elpidophoros announced that great strides have been made recently in the reconstruction of the church and the conceptualizing of its...

Mt. Athos Monks to Decorate NYC’s St. Nicholas Shrine

This Sunday, September 6, the CBS television program "60 Minutes" will feature a segment on the new artwork created by Mt. Athos monks which is to adorn the interior of the rebuilt St. Nicholas Shrine, the only church to...

Construction Set to Restart at Ground Zero’s St. Nicholas Shrine

  In an event hosted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and attended by Mayor Bill DeBlasio, Archbishop of America Elpidophoros and other notables on Monday, the governor announced the resumption of the reconstruction of the St. Nicholas Shrine at...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Updates US Faithful on Progress of St. Nicholas Shrine

Elpidophoros, the Archishop of America, informed the faithful in the monthly newsletter of New York City's St. Nicholas Shrine that, undaunted by last week's reconversion of the hallowed Hagia Sophia into a mosque, he will press on with the...

The Resurrection of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church on ’60 Minutes’

A report showcasing the rebuilding of Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine was aired on the esteemed CBS news magazine "60 Minutes" last Sunday, coinciding with Western Easter. 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley visited Greece for the interview...