We earn 8% in referral fees when you shop Amazon through our link. We make it easy! Click to learn how.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Cardinal Sarah, in Lebanon, begins mission to help Syrian refugees

Catholic World News - November 08, 2012

Cardinal Robert Sarah, arriving in Lebanon as a special papal envoy to coordinate aid to the victims of Syria’s civil war, has begun that mission by meeting with Lebanon’s political and religious leaders.

Cardinal Sarah, the president of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, conferred with President Michel Suleiman, with Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim of Antioch, and with the Armenian Catholic Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni on his first day in Lebanon. The cardinal next traveled to Baalbek, in the northeast of the country, where Syrian refugee camps are located.

Cardinal Sarah is scheduled to chair an all-day planning conference on Friday for Catholic relief agencies involved in the effort to care for Syrian refugees and for those still suffering in Syria.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our March expenses ($31,169 to go):
$35,000.00 $3,831.25
89% 11%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Ways of Evangelization 9 hours ago
Evangelization and the Gift of Meaning 9 hours ago
Two links - moral relativism in elementary schools and charges of "genocide" in the Old Testament March 3
Don’t touch that Smile! Helping CatholicCulture.org by shopping on Amazon. March 2
Church Fathers: Introduction to the Greek Apologists March 1

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5