Maronite Patriarch slams Hezbollah for attacking Israel
August 11, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: “We call upon the Lebanese army to prevent the launching of missiles [by Hezbollah], not for the sake of Israel, but for the sake of Lebanon,” the prelate said, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Born in 1940, Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi has led the Maronite Church since 2011. Based in Bkerké, Lebanon, the church (CNEWA profile) is among the Eastern Catholic churches in full communion with the Holy See.
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