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#OccupyWallStreet: Zuccotti Park Cleaning Cancelled Early Friday
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

The clean up of Zuccotti Park -- announced by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg yesterday -- by city workers has been scrapped as of early Friday a.m. The clean up of Zuccotti ...

Statement from Jim Wallis on Friday's "Cleaning" of NYC's Zuccotti Park
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

The Occupiers in Zuccotti Park received a visit from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg late Wednesday night. The Occupiers in Zuccotti Park received a visit from New Yor ...

#OccupyWallStreet: Hand Gestures, Health Care and the Birth of a New Paradigm
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

NEW YORK, N.Y. NEW YORK, N.Y. Great to see this on the Great to see this on the ground reporting. Co-sign Greg's comment. Keep Co-s ...

It Didn't Happen
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

It didn't happen. The threat of a pastor from a very small Florida church to burn Qurans and start "International Burn a Koran Day," was not carried out. It didn� ...

What Have We Learned Since 9/11?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

This Saturday, we commemorate the ninth anniversary of 9/11. This Saturday, we commemorate the ninth anniversary of 9/11. It is with pain and sadness that we remember the day the ...

Faith in the Park51 Muslim Community Center
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Faith cannot exist without doubt. The lack of certainty enables us to engage in the holy, human endeavor of believing when we do not have empirical proof. Faith cannot exist witho ...

What Constitutes Sacred Space at Ground Zero?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

Close to nine years after the attacks on September 11, Lower Manhattan remains plagued by the sight of a gaping hole where the Twin Towers once stood. Close to nine years after th ...