Above all, we invite the faithful to join us in prayer for Lebanon.
Addousiyyeh, in the Diocese of Tyr, is a sad reminder of the state that Lebanon is in as a whole.
Situated in the heights of Beirut, from where the port wreckage can be seen, the hospital can accommodate 800 patients suffering from various mental illnesses.
“We must give hope and support.”
The new pastoral provisions, established at the beginning of September, on the occasion of the annual Synod of the Maronite Church, entered into force yesterday…
“Lebanon is not only a country but a message of conviviality and peaceful coexistence between different cultures and religions.”
At present the Christians of this country, the ‘Land of the Cedars’, make up around one third of the population. Their numbers had already seen a great decrease, ever since the Lebanese Civil War from 1975 to 1990, but there has been a mass emigration after the country’s political and economic crisis in October 2019 and again following the devastating explosion which tore through Beirut in August of 2020.