Mosque

Family members at Ground Zero during ceremonies to mark the 9th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.  MANHATTAN, NY  9/11/10 Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger

Unsettled Nation Marks 9/11 With Rituals Of Sorrow

Rites of remembrance and loss marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, familiar in their sorrow but observed for the first time Saturday in a nation torn over the prospect of a mosque near ground zero and the role of Islam in society.

09/11/2010

09/11/10, New York, NY-Family members of the 9/11 victims at the reflecting pool during the  ceremony of ninth anniversary of 9/11. Photo Credit: POOL: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Controversy Wanes In Emotional 9/11 Ceremony

Despite religious tensions growing amid calls to extinguish plans for a proposed mosque to be built near Ground Zero, the overwhelming togetherness that the annual ceremony brought to New York City cast the controversy aside, at least for a few hours.

09/11/2010

Terry Jones (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Pastor: We Won’t Burn The Koran

The Florida pastor who threatened to burn Korans on September 11 in protest of plans to build a mosque at ground zero now says his church will never burn a Koran, even if the mosque is built.

09/11/2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Mystery Deadline Does Not Deter Mosque Imam

On the eve of the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, there were renewed calls from President Barack Obama and former Mayor Rudy Giuliani for religious tolerance.

CBS 2–09/10/2010

The remains of the World Trade Center stands amid the debris following the terrorist attack on the building in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Alex Fuchs)

9/11 Politicized By Mosque, Koran Controversy

For almost a decade, the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was marked by somber reflection and a call to unity, devoid of politics. Not this time.

09/10/2010

Donald Trump Greets Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih

Mosque Developer: Trump’s Offer ‘Cheap Attempt’ At Publicity

The developer of the proposed Islamic center near the site of the World Trade Center is calling Donald Trump’s offer to by him out a “cheap attempt to get publicity.”

09/10/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Imam: I Understand The Sensitivity, But …

The man behind the mosque finally stepped in front of the cameras on Wednesday night. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf said he’s not changing locations.

CBS 2–09/08/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Imam Of Proposed Ground Zero Mosque Breaks Silence

After months of keeping quiet, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is responding to criticism about the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero.

09/07/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Wants Ground Zero Mosque Talk To Pause

He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.

09/07/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Imam Rauf Returns To U.S. Following Middle East Tour

The imam who has become a public face of a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero has returned to the United States following a tour of the Middle East.

09/06/2010

Residents and lawmakers demonstrate against the Ground Zero mosque. (credit: WCBS)

S.I. Hosts Peaceful Ground Zero Mosque Protest Sunday

Opponents of Park51, the proposed mosque and Islamic cultural center near the World Trade Center site gathered at Memorial Garden in Staten Island Sunday, WCBS’ Ginny Kosola reports.

09/05/2010

Ground Zero (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

9 Years Gone, Everyone’s A Ground Zero Stakeholder

Ground Zero, depending on whom you talk to, is a scar on this city where horror still lingers, a bustling hive symbolizing the resilience of a nation, or simply, for those who live and work nearby, a place where life goes on.

CBS New York–09/05/2010

Ground zero mosque site (file)

Campaign Cash Follows Lazio’s Fight Over Mosque

Republican Rick Lazio’s underfunded campaign for governor of New York attracted big donors dedicated to anti-terror efforts after he called for a probe of funding for the proposed Ground Zero mosque.

09/04/2010

Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Exclusive: Concerns Mounting Over Ground Zero Mosque Funding

New and disturbing questions are mounting about the source of funding for the so-called Ground Zero mosque and cultural center.

09/03/2010

NEW YORK - AUGUST 18:  Pedestrians stand outside of the proposed site for the Cordoba Initiative Mosque and Cultural Center which would be blocks from Ground Zero on August 18, 2010 in New York City. Following comments last week to American Muslims from President Barrack Obama which were interpreted as supporting the building of an Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero, the controversy surrounding its location, just blocks from Ground Zero, has escalated. Despite polls showing national opposition to the center, both New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and numerous prominent Jewish groups have voiced their support for the center. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: NYers Conflicted On Ground Zero Mosque

A new poll finds that New Yorkers are conflicted about the proposed Islamic center near ground zero.

09/03/2010

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