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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 the grip of a waking nightmare. The scale of the human tragedy of September the eleventh 2001 was not, could not, be clear. But the extent of the physical devastation in New York was certainly...

September 10, 2002

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey was in New York as part of the observances of the first anniversary of the September 11th attacks in America. ENS deputy director Jan Nunley talked with Carey shortly after he arrived in New York.

ENS: What do you feel, in broad terms, was the...

September 9, 2002

Commemorations of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 have spread from Episcopal congregations in the United States to Anglican churches around the world.

Special prayers will be said throughout the day in England's Canterbury Cathedral on Wednesday, September 11, 2002. A minute's...

August 15, 2002

Churches across the nation are completing plans for special ways to commemorate the first anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) and the Pentagon.

St. Paul's Chapel, part of New York's Trinity Parish, is a few blocks from the ground zero site....

June 6, 2002

President George W. Bush signed a presidential determination to admit 70,000 refugees by this October but, in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, only a fraction have been admitted, leaving thousands stranded in the system.

'To date the U.S. has admitted about 12,000...

April 26, 2002

She was supposed to have died, but had switched with a colleague, and now the flight attendant pointed at the pit. 'This is hell,' she said. It was very early in the morning and the woman, who smelled of alcohol and was drenched in tears, seemed beyond the comfort of the attentive priest at her...

February 4, 2002

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey visited the devastated site of New York's World Trade Center on Sunday February 3, co-leading a memorial service at 'Ground Zero,' visiting the relief mission to rescue workers at nearby St. Paul's Chapel, and preaching a sermon at Trinity Church, Wall...

February 4, 2002

Heightened national security in the wake of September’s terrorist attacks has cut the flow of refugees to the United States to a mere trickle, deeply frustrating attempts by church-related agencies to resettle those who are being persecuted.

Each fall the president of the United States...

October 23, 2001

A California Episcopal congregation's simple, ongoing telephone outreach ministry is helping connect and support members in the wake of September 11. The ministry has been especially meaningful for one of its volunteers, whose New York City-based company lost 87 people when the World Trade...

October 9, 2001

It started out as an ordinary Tuesday. Soon the reports of what seemed to be a fluke, an accident-a plane crashing into one of the World Trade Center towers-escalated into a horror of unthinkable proportions.

Parishes around the Diocese of Pittsburgh immediately planned prayer services...

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