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September 7, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The 15th anniversary of the world’s deadliest terror attack will be remembered in special services and events in New York City and throughout the U.S. this weekend. Almost 3,000 people were killed in the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001 when terrorists flew hijacked...

September 14, 2011

This year's day of remembrance for 9/11 seemed to signal a shift in mood, an attitude of moving on.

At Ground Zero, somber politicians, tearful survivors, and solemn firefighters and police officers gathered with thousands of onlookers to honor the 10th anniversary of the terrorist...

September 12, 2011

A week after that beautiful, crisp, blue, and terrible September Tuesday morning, I was finally back at home for a day of rest. For the previous seven days I had been running on pure adrenaline -- with half of my time spent at the Pentagon crash site where I listened to firemen, FBI agents,...

September 11, 2011

A standing-room-only interfaith crowd — young and old, male and female, gay and straight, politicians and priests, blacks, whites, Latinos, Asians — gathered at the Los Angeles city hall steps Sept. 10 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and to turn "the darkest day in American...

September 10, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori asked the congregation gathered Sept. 11 at St. Paul's Chapel in lower Manhattan, across the street from Ground Zero, to pray for those who perpetrated the violence, those who sought vengeance and for the families and friends of those who died in the...

September 9, 2011

Every now and then the liturgical calendar, history's calendar and our own collective emotional calendars are precisely in synch. This Sept. 11, 2011, is such a day. Ten years after the atrocities of 9/11, the pain remains -- intense for those closest to the victims, a dull ache for those of us...

September 9, 2011

Editor's note: This piece was first published in Faith & Leadership.

I will never forget the final day of the 9/11 recovery of the World Trade Center site. We at St. Paul's Chapel were saying goodbye to each other with tears and love in an unscathed church on the precipice of Ground...

September 9, 2011

Every now and then the liturgical calendar, history's calendar and our own collective emotional calendars are precisely in synch. This Sept. 11, 2011, is such a day. Ten years after the atrocities of 9/11, the pain remains -- intense for those closest to the victims, a dull ache for those of us...

September 8, 2011

In the days after the World Trade Center towers fell, heaven and hell stood side by side in lower Manhattan.

St. Paul's Chapel in New York became the focal point of a remarkable effort to support the workers at nearby Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Hundreds of...

September 8, 2011

We were just finishing up morning prayer in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal Church Center in New York when a staff member pushed open the glass doors and shouted: "A plane just crashed into the World Trade Center!" Assuming initially, like everyone, that this was some terrible...

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September 11, 2002

At this hour exactly one year ago, the part of lower Manhattan in which we are gathered was in t

September 11, 2002

[Note to the reader: This sermon is designed to accompany a service of