Sandri mourns Sfeir during Mass service in Bkirki

Thu 16 May 2019 at 11:45 Politics

NNA - The Papal delegate, President of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, officiated over Mass service in Bkirki this morning, in which he mourned and prayed for the soul of Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir to rest in peace.

"Patriarch Sfeir wanted peace and reconciliation not only for Christians but also for Muslims," Sandri said.

He added that Sfeir was praying that Lebanon would remain a country of dialogue and coexixtence, as declared by Pope Francis.

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