Monday, 4 June 2012

Lebanon - please do not forget

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.

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