News roundup: Catholic Media remembering 9/11.
Catholic dioceses across the country to commemorate 9/11 attacks
Catholic dioceses in New York, Washington, D.C., and in many other locations across the country will soon be holding Masses and other ceremonies in memory of those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
New York archbishop: prayer and prudence on 9/11 anniversary
The 9th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the US will be “a remarkable day of prayer and memory,” New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan told Vatican Radio. The archbishop will join that day in the dedication of a memorial to the terrorists’ victims.
USCCB leaders denounce acts of intolerance against any religion
Shortly before the pastor of a small Florida Pentecostal church appeared to back down from plans to burn the Quran on Sept. 11, the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined in condemnation of any acts of religious intolerance. Vatican Joins Condemnation of Quran Burning
Nine years after 9/11, New Jersey pastor sees ripples of hope, goodness
Sitting in his office at St. Joseph Parish in Oradell on a warm August afternoon, Father Tom Iwanowski became emotional as he recounted his memories from Sept. 11, 2001.
But it wasn’t the events of the cataclysmic date itself that brought him to tears; rather, it was an unexpected encounter with a woman in 2006, who gently knocked on the door of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the parish in Jersey City where he had served.
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