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  • Cuomo: Rebuilding of church lost in 9/11 attacks to resume

    Cuomo: Rebuilding of church lost in 9/11 attacks to resume

    • Jan 3, 2020

    Two years after a lack of funds halted construction of a marble-clad Greek Orthodox church at New York’s World Trade Center site, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Greek Orthodox officials announced plans Thursday to resume construction with the goal of finishing the rebuilding by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Pope gives relics of St. Peter to Orthodox patriarch

    Pope gives relics of St. Peter to Orthodox patriarch

    • Jul 2, 2019

    In what Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople described as a “brave and bold” gesture, Pope Francis gave the patriarch a famous reliquary containing bone fragments believed to belong to St. Peter.

  • Long home to vampire lore, Transylvania today has new Blesseds

    Long home to vampire lore, Transylvania today has new Blesseds

    • Jun 2, 2019

    On Sunday in Romania, Pope Francis beatified seven bishops of the Eastern rite church who refused to abandon their faith under the communist dictatorship, which wasn’t overthrown until 1989.

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