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“These people urgently need support as they cannot do the repairs on their own and, above all, they are without work, money, and food.”
“Many families were already on the brink of starvation and many Christians were already talking of leaving the country.”
The priest highlighted the young people’s “amazing” response to what he called “an apocalypse” in which 300,000 families have been displaced.
“What can unite [Lebanon] is a unifying education and a functioning model of national governance.
“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.”
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 …
“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.”