Lebanon will mark the anniversary of the Beirut port explosion with a National Day of Mourning on Aug. 4.
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Maronite Bishops Explain Lebanon’s ‘Message’ of Religious Freedom and the Struggles of Lebanese Christians
Bishop Gregory John Mansour and Bishop Abdallah Elias Zaidan spoke with the Register at the 2021 International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington this week.
Cardinal Parolin visited Beirut Sept. 3-4 as the representative of Pope Francis, a month after the city experienced a devastating blast which killed nearly 200 people, injured thousands, and left thousands without a home.
The blast, which occurred at a warehouse at Beirut’s port, has killed at least 100 and injured thousands, flooding hospitals.
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced that Wednesday, August 5, will be a day of mourning across the country, to pray for those affected by the blast.