Amid Furor On Islamic Center, Pleas for Orthodox Church Nearby

August 23, 2010

Author: Paul Vitello

Source: The New York Times

The furor over plans to build an Islamic center two blocks from ground zero had already been joined by several politicians. On Monday, two politicians were joined in turn by officials of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, who sought to use the controversy to focus attention on their long-stymied effort to rebuild a church destroyed on 9/11 at the foot of the World Trade Center