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on March 21, 2019 in Featured World News

Patriarch Says Syrian Refugees Are a ‘Total Danger for Lebanon’

by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. The Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Bechara Raï, has urged Lebanon’s government to repatriate Syrian refugees, who have become “a total danger” for the country. “We cannot wait for a political solution in Syria to launch this process, as desired by some policy makers who have themselves had a hand in the destruction inflicted on Syria by the war,” the cardinal said. Raï spoke these words in a welcome address Wednesday to the newly elected members of the Maronite League Executive Council, who visited him under the leadership of their new President Nehmetallah Abi Nasr. The...

by Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D. The Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Bechara Raï, has urged Lebanon’s government to repatriate Syrian refugees, who have become “a total danger” for the country. “We cannot wait for a political solution in Syria to launch...

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