Fox: Bloomberg Bans Clergy From 9/11 Ceremony but Ground Zero Mosque OK

Religious leaders are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reverse course and  offer clergy a role in the ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the  terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

Rudy Washington, a deputy  mayor in former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s administration, said he’s outraged. Mr.  Washington organized an interfaith ceremony at Yankee Stadium shortly after the  Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

“This is America, and to have a memorial service  where there’s no prayer, this appears to be insanity to me,” said Mr.  Washington, who has suffered severe medical problems connected to the time he  spent at Ground Zero. Read more at


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