Posts Tagged ‘Day of prayer for Lebanon’

Lebanon church leaders plan ‘summit’ for recovery road map

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Church leaders in Lebanon are planning to hold a summit with Muslim leaders about the future of the troubled nation. The summit is part of a “road map” given to them by Pope Francis, according to Maronite patriarch Cardinal Béchara Rai. According to Cardinal Rai, the leaders were offered a series of measures making up Read more

Vatican ‘deeply concerned’ about the potential collapse of Lebanon

Monday, June 28th, 2021

Ahead of the Vatican’s day of prayer for Lebanon on July 1, a senior Vatican official has expressed concern that the potential collapse of the country could jeopardize the Christian presence in the Middle East. Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican’s equivalent of a foreign minister, said June 25 that he believes that the Holy See Read more