NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Greek Orthodox Church and government officials have gathered in lower Manhattan for a blessing of the site where a church that was destroyed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks will be rebuilt.

The ceremony is being held Saturday near the new World Trade Center site.

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The tiny St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was the only house of worship destroyed when the twin towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001.

Plans call for the building of a new $38 million domed structure a short distance away from the original site. Church officials say it also will serve as a non-denominational shrine to those killed in the attacks.

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