| 10 December 2023, Sunday |

Papal Ambassador: Pope Francis is close to Lebanon

The Papal Ambassador to Lebanon, Monsignor Joseph Spitri, affirmed that “His Holiness Pope Francis and the Holy See are close to Lebanon as well as to the Lebanese men and women.” In recent years, hospitals and schools, in addition to the activities of Caritas – Lebanon and other institutions.

The papal ambassador’s speech came after his meeting with President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, this morning at Baabda Palace, on a farewell visit after the end of his mission in Lebanon, and before moving to his new workplace, as ambassador of the Holy See in Mexico. He said, “I thank God for giving me the opportunity to be with you, here, in the land of the Cedars,” hoping that he will return again to Lebanon.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat