Lebanese Muslim leader meets with patriarch, proposes Muslim-Christian pact
Catholic World News - May 15, 2014
The grand mufti of Lebanon has met with the patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, Cardinal Béchara Boutros Raï, and presented him with a proposal for a Muslim-Christian pact “for preserving coexistence in Lebanon,” according to the Beirut-based Daily Star.
Mohammed Rashid Qabbani said that he agreed with the prelate that “some are working on destroying ties between Muslims and Christians in the Middle East.”
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 August expenses ($20,872 to go):
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!
Posted by: ZIP5DO@aol.com -
May. 15, 2014 7:33 PM ET USA
Here is another Church leader walking into the bears den with eyes closed. Wonder if he has read the Koran lately? This is a pact of convenience and will be broken at the earliest possible convenience.
Posted by: jg23753479 -
May. 15, 2014 7:56 AM ET USA
Cardinal Boutros Raï needs to read very carefully the fine print in this "pact".