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Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan consecrated St. George Syriac Catholic Cathedral on Oct. 29 in a ceremonial Mass, while anointing the altar, walls and doors with oil of chrism, before celebrating the Divine Liturgy.
Dominic Chikhani, of the Marys Heart prayer initiative, said the evening was ‘like a pilgrimage in heaven.’
One of the pillars of Lebanon’s tradition of Catholic-run health care is Geitaoui Hospital, which has a special patronage to St. Charbel, in Beirut.
The Register interviews Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan on the increased emigration of Christians from Syria, Iraq and Lebanon.
A Lebanese throng rallied last month in support of the cardinal’s campaign, and Pope Francis advised this week that he has promised the patriarch that he will visit the beleaguered Middle East nation to communicate his own support.
Damage to Immaculate Conception School — which this year marked its 125th anniversary — is estimated at $1.4 million.
‘They are the sign of hope for us in this catastrophe,’ said Father Toufic Bou-Hadir, director of the Maronite Patriarchal Commission for Youth.