(UPDATE) Rahi chairs Bkerki mass upon Army Day

Maronite Cardinal Mar Beshara Boutros Rahi, chaired today a mass service in Bkerki upon the Lebanese Army National Day, in presence of army Chief, General Jean Qahwaji, and a panel of dignitaries, National News Agency correspondent reported on Monday.

Following his sermon, the prelate reminded “the political and parliamentary blocs who are blocking the election of a president, whether directly or indirectly,” of “the danger of this blatant violation of the Parliament’s duty.”

Turning to the army, Rahi hailed the efforts and sacrifices made by the Lebanese military, “especially in facing terrorism and its organizations.”

“Upon the Army National Day, I would like to call on the Lebanese youth, those endowed with dignity and patriotism, to join the military institution for the sake of Lebanon,” he concluded.

Source: National News Agency

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