The Middle Eastern country is in the middle of an unprecedented economic crisis, labeled a ‘deliberate depression’ by the World Bank.
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The Holy Father is postponing his June trip, according to the country’s tourism minister.
Writing on Twitter April 5, President Michel Aoun said he was informed of the visit by the papal nuncio to Lebanon.
Lebanon is the only country in the Arab world with a Christian head of state.
Lebanon has been in the grips of an economic crisis since August 2019. In 2021, Cardinal Béchara Pierre Raï, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch, called for a global conference focusing on protecting Lebanon.
“Let us try to think of our brothers and sisters who remained in Lebanon, but who would not experience peace and life worthy of human conditions,” said Bishop Miziński.
Maronite Patriarch Threatened by Hezbollah Supporters After Calling for Lebanese Neutrality in Region
Without mentioning Hezbollah by name, the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch said that it was unacceptable for “a party to make decisions on war” without the quorum of two thirds required by the country’s constitution.
“Lebanon is more than a country — it is a message of freedom and an example of pluralism for East and West.” —Pope St. John Paul II
“Passing down recipes,” says Grace Abi-Najm Shea, “is such an important part of passing down traditions.”