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Damage in Maronite cathedral in Beirut (Maronite Church photo)

Lebanon: Christians defy land-grabbers


“We do not want to change the demography. The land does not only have material value. It is our dignity; it is where we have our roots.”

Aid is delivered

Lebanon: ‘throughout the 15 years of civil war we never witnessed such destruction’


“These people urgently need support as they cannot do the repairs on their own and, above all, they are without work, money, and food.”

Help arrives

‘Christians in Lebanon can count on aid and prayers from ACN’


“Many families were already on the brink of starvation and many Christians were already talking of leaving the country.”


Young ministers of mercy help victims of bomb blast in Beirut


The priest highlighted the young people’s “amazing” response to what he called “an apocalypse” in which 300,000 families have been displaced.

Beirut: ACN offers emergency food aid


“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.” 

Archbishop Darwish

Lebanese prelate: ‘protest does not unite a divided country’


“What can unite [Lebanon] is a unifying education and a functioning model of national governance. 

In Lebanon, priest—a convert from Islam—cares for the poor, needy


“I see Jesus in every human being. If we only knew whom we are serving—Jesus, who lives in every human being—then we would kneel while we are serving the poor or helping the sick.”

Support a Food Kitchen for Refugees and the Poor in Lebanon


St. John the Merciful was known for his generosity with the poor and suffering. Wherever there was need, he used every available resource. And as …

In Lebanon, Christians and Muslims are united in ongoing demonstrations


“Christians and Muslims throughout Lebanon are united behind the same demands. They are saying no to taxes, asking for medical insurance, asking for electricity,  and complaining about corruption and the very bad economic situation they are living in.”

Lebanese prelates are concerned about Christian emigration


“Christians are facing the question of emigration, of looking for a better way of life. There’s a risk of losing the young generation: they don’t want to stay in Lebanon. There are too many question marks about the country’s future.”

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Devastation in beirut

“Beirut is a devastated city. It’s a war scene – there is destruction and desolation in all its streets, its districts and its houses.”
Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai.

The destruction caused by the 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which exploded inside a warehouse was immediate, its impact intensely felt by the Christian quarter.
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