The recent 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks once again reminded Americans of the loss suffered by thousands of families, as well as the heroism and selflessness of hundreds of first responders, many of whom gave their lives that day.
Finally, after nearly a decade of planning and debate, New York City was ready to dedicate the National September 11 Memorial on the site of the World Trade Center. But many New Yorkers were not ready to give up one thing that got them through those dark days 10 years ago: prayer.
Thus the outcry against Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision to not invite clergymen to the dedication. His office said that the mayor wanted the focus to be on the families who...READ MORE