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Former Maronite Patriarch critically ill

May 09, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Retired Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir is in critical medical condition, prompting his successor, Patriarch Beshara Rai, to postpone a scheduled trip to Africa. The retired Maronite prelate, who is approaching his 99th birthday, led the Maronite Church from 1986 to 2001, and holds a special role in Lebanese society.

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