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Meet the Florida artist painting portraits of every 9/11 victim

Dave D’Marko, Lake County Reporter LEESBURG, FL — They are the faces of 9/11, and a painter in Lake County, Florida, has made it his mission to tell their stories. Mike DeMinico has no connection to any of the victims, but he has spent almost every day since retirement in his garage in Leesburg, working on […]

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Pope Francis’ NYC visit includes stops at Ground Zero, in Harlem

Associated Press  Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He’ll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty — a major issue for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision. The Vatican published the itinerary […]

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NYC church opens contest to give 9/11 sermon

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press NOTE – To enter the contest and to learn more, please click here. NEW YORK (AP) — Leaders of a chapel near ground zero that became a sanctuary of consolation after the terrorist attacks are launching two national writing competitions to foster reconciliation, including one that will allow the winner to […]

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