Rival factions threaten violence within Lebanon, Maronite bishops warn
Catholic World News - September 30, 2010
The Maronite Catholic hierarchy has reported rising tensions within Lebanon, warning that conflicts between the government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and the Hezbollah movement could lead to open conflict.
The Maronite bishops emerged from a meeting this week with a statement that they “are seriously alarmed by the growing tension between the different factions of the country, which threatens to turn into a community war.” The bishops voiced their fears that conflicts among rival Muslim groups could provoke armed conflicts within the country.
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