WASHINGTON (CNA)—Bishop Gregory Mansour of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, N.Y., recently described a new chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Lebanon as a gift “for the universal Church.”
“The Church encompasses every culture of the world,” Bishop Mansour told CNA on Sept. 30. “The Maronite Church has a certain affinity for the culture of the Middle East, the culture of Jesus himself.”
The newly consecrated Maronite Chapel of Our Lady of Lebanon is located at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
“It’s a little chapel in the midst of many beautiful chapels in the shrine,” said Bishop Mansour. “But it’s a special gift.”
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