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June 10, 2011

A new initiative, "Awareness Sunday," was launched in London this week to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Sept. 11, 2011 -- the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania -- falls on a Sunday, when a...

August 22, 2010

It was a beautiful afternoon in England. Our happy group of pilgrims from the Cathedral Church of St. Mark, Minneapolis (where I was interim dean) were feeling uplifted by the beauty of the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge. We made our way to the street where our bus was to gather us up for...

September 11, 2009

Rain, at times heavy, and winds gusting strong enough to turn an umbrella inside out didn't stop crowds of visitors and mourners from standing vigil at Ground Zero on September 11 while the names of the dead were read out loud during the now-traditional ceremony remembering those killed in the...

September 12, 2008

On the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 that killed some 3,000 people in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., Episcopal congregations around the country remembered the dead, comforted the bereaved, and sought hope for the future.

At St. Paul’s...

September 11, 2007

The dignity of every human being -- including suspected terrorists -- is non-negotiable, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told members of a Christian Muslim Forum during a lecture marking the sixth anniversary of 9/11.

"The dignity of every person is non-negotiable," Williams...

September 11, 2007

Members of the United Nations community were welcomed to the Episcopal Church Center for a September 11 evening prayer service co-sponsored by the Office of the Anglican Observer at the U.N.

Anglican Communion Secretary General Kenneth Kearon; Bishop John Paterson of Auckland, New...

September 10, 2007

On the morning of September 11, 2001, John Symons was sitting at his desk in the Pentagon's outermost ring when he heard a "big thud -- and I knew what had happened."

So he shut down his computer, turned off the coffee machine and the lights, closed up his office and left the building...

April 23, 2007

In the days following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, images of the smoldering World Trade Center towers and a bearded and turbaned Osama bin Laden flashed constantly across TV screens.

So did images of President George W. Bush, espousing national unity and speaking of the...

September 11, 2006

Bereaved women turned activists from five conflict areas around the world joined a 9/11 victim's family member at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Manhattan September 11 to discuss how they are working to avert violence and promote peace in their various contexts.

"Sudan to Chile: Women...

August 31, 2006

As priest-in-charge of St. Paul’s Chapel across Church Street from the World Trade Center, I automatically replied “60,000” whenever someone asked me the number of members in my congregation. That’s how many people worked at the trade center.

Five years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, I was in...

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