giovedì 21 ottobre 2021

Lebanon: Christians will be extinct if West does nothing

(ACN - ICN) Amid a spiralling economic crisis and an upsurge in violence, a Middle Eastern Patriarch says that if the West fails to help the Christians in Lebanon the community could soon be extinct. During a visit to the international headquarters of the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan of Antioch and all the East of the Syriacs, said Christian migration from Lebanon urgently needs to be stemmed. Warning of an exodus of faithful from a country where Christians number more than two million or 35 percent, he said: "We are (...)