Returning to Lebanon this week to meet with the friends & partners of Aid to the Church in Need. The projects ACN supports in Lebanon & the Middle East are of immense importance - psychologically, spiritually & materially.
The words of bishops in south Lebanon still haunt me - "Please remember that this too is the Holy Land - Our Lord & his Mother came here. Please do not forget us." And: "Just one shot could spark off another terrible conflict".
The Christians are seen in many parts of Lebanon as bridge-builders between factions in the political paradigm of Lebanon. The support of the benefactors of ACN is key to sustaining their presence.