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... an invitation for love, reconciliation and coexistence,” the Ijdabra Project website states. The Maronite Patriarch Moran Mar Bechara Boutros al-Rahi has encouraged the project, as seen in this photograph ...
... decision garnered fresh controversies, as Speaker Nabih Berri hailed the Maronite Patriarch Mar Bisharal Al Rai’s latest position on the electoral law. The powerful patriarch considered the controversial ...
SourceNaharnet Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi urged the political authority in Lebanon to stop obstructing the political process in the country for their own personal gains, as he assured that ...
... that is embedded in the revised 1960 paradigm. Irrespective of alternatives, extending parliament’s term so cavalierly upset a vast portion of the Lebanese, and infuriated the Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal ...
by Naharnet - Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi on Sunday noted that “all politicians in Lebanon will not be able to make any initiative unless they rise above their private interests that are ...
6. Lebanon protests over tax hikes
(News/Lebanese News)
... society and political groups including the Progessive Socialist Party of Druze leader Walid Junblatt, the mainly-Maronite Phalange party headed by Sami Gemayel and the National Liberal Party headed ...
... recommendation that it be chaired by a non-Maronite Christian was explosive, and unanimously rejected by most officials and commentators. Ta’if envisaged the Senate leadership to be allotted to the ...
... constituency is the best law.” For his part, Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai urged Parliament to “enact a new law for elections based on real parity and just and comprehensive representation in line ...
khazen.org supports the stands of our Patriarch His beatitude Mar Bisharah Al Rai. The Daily Star, BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai criticized Hezbollah's intervention in the war raging ...
... in the country. “I promise to light a candle to Mar Charbel [the country’s venerated Maronite patron saint] the day I reach my shop in an hour,” Khalife, a salesman who works in downtown Beirut, ...
11. Lebanon appoints new army chief
(News/Lebanese News)
... relation to President Michel Aoun) was born in 1964 in Aychiye, East of Sidon, a predominantly Maronite Village in South Lebanon. He joined the military right out of college and reached his current ...
... military chief under the presidency of Michel Sulaiman in 2008. Aoun (no relation to President Michel Aoun) was born in 1964 in Aychiye, East of Sidon, a predominantly Maronite Village in South Lebanon. ...
... formula allocates influence to most communities in a more-or-less harmonious fashion. That’s the theory of the consociationalism mechanism that determines Maronite, Sunni and Shiite authority. In ...
... the Maronite Christian patriarch and rightist Christian party leader Samir Geagea. Closed doors France had mandate power over both Lebanon and Syria during the first half of the 20th century, ...
15. FEAST OF SAINT MARON
(Maronites/Maronites)
... And what better is than celebrating the Feast of our own Saint Maron, the Father of the Maronite Church and the Patron of our parish here in Minneapolis? It was in the year 410AD that Saint Maron ...
... ready "to support the capabilities of Lebanon's army and its various security bodies". Aoun, a Maronite Christian, also met the leader of Egypt's Coptic Church, Pope Tawadros II, and held talks with ...
... Lebanon’s Sunni, Shia, and Maronite Christian communities. There are plenty of examples for how such a scenario could play out. Econometric studies demonstrate that the more countries depend on oil & ...
... are demanding that 30% of the parliament seats be reserved for women as their quota. Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, during a meeting with Maronite bishops, stated that efforts to “adopt one standard” ...
... Maronite Church of Aleppo, Rev. Ibrahim Nseir of the Arab Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Aleppo, and others. Each called for peace, and an end to foreign support of terrorists who are trying ...
catholicculture.org - In an address to judges of ecclesiastical courts, the head of the Maronite Catholic Church deplored the conversion of Lebanese Maronites to other Christian communities or to ...
... East deserves far more attention than it has received and Maronite Bishop Gregory J. Mansour says it’s time Catholics in the pew knew about it. The work of feeding, sheltering and providing health ...
... decorated trees and even mangers in public places. “Wherever you go you can find Christmas decorations,” even in the cities and the places where the residents are Muslim, Maronite Father Joseph ...
23. Maronite Cross Meaning
(De Khazen Overview/De Khazen Overview)
By seiyaku.com The Maronite Cross is also referred to as an Antiochene Cross. Antioch, an ancient city in present day Turkey, was converted to Christianity through the ministry of the apostle Paul ...
24. Having Tea with Hezbollah’s No. 2
(News/Lebanese News)
... the many parties who represent Lebanon’s eighteen recognized sects. For more than two years, Lebanon had no President—a position reserved for Maronite Christians—because of political paralysis in ...
... becoming the norm these days. After a period of over two years without a president, a position constitutionally ascribed to a Maronite Christian, Freedom and Patriotic Movement leader Michel ...
... Lebanese parliament of former Gen. Michel Aoun, a Maronite Catholic who received his military training in the United States, as the country’s new president. One of the most striking is his shifting ...
... a member of the Syrian Social National Party (SSNP), was born into a Maronite Catholic family in Aley (Chouf Mountains) and served in one of the SSNP stations there though he fled to Cyprus and France ...
... at his offices in Beirut. "So therefore I wanted the tower's height to be at the same height as the mosque, so there is solidarity and harmony," he said. The cathedral belongs to Lebanon's Maronite Christian ...
29. Lebanon marks 73rd Independence Day
(News/Lebanese News)
... New elections are scheduled for May 2017. According to the agreement that brought an end to the 15-year civil war in 1990, Lebanon’s president must be a Maronite Christian, the premier a Sunni ...
By  Joseph Haboush from Daily Star Lebanon BEIRUT: Comments made by President Michel Aoun during a trip to Bkirki Thursday led to a war of words with Speaker Nabih Berri, while Maronite Patriarch ...
By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) -- Maronite Bishop Gregory J. Mansour called on the bishops of the United States to bring wider attention to the persecution of Christians ...
By Asia News agency BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi has called for an "inclusive government” to represent all of the country’s groups when it takes office, hopefully ...
... an unwritten agreement between Shi'ite, Sunni, and Maronite leadership in 1943, laid the foundation of Lebanon as a multi-confessional state, having shaped the country to this day. Lebanon is part of ...
... sectarian-based power-sharing system, the president must be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister a Muslim Sunni and the parliament speaker a Shiite Muslim. The Aoun-Hariri deal is an unlikely partnership ...
... broadcast from parliament.  Fireworks echoed across Beirut as the tally showed Aoun the winner. Aoun, an MP, was shown smiling in his seat. The Lebanese presidency is reserved for a Maronite Christian ...
... Suleiman, expired in 2014. Each of the previous sittings failed to gain the two-thirds quorum needed for a vote. The position of president must be filled by a Maronite Christian. ...
... unable to agree a successor to president Michel Sleiman. Hariri, a Sunni Muslim whose party leads a Western- and Saudi-backed political bloc, had opposed Aoun’s candidacy. Aoun, an 81-year-old Maronite ...
38. The Lebanese presidential puzzle
(News/Lebanese News)
... At the time, Geagea interpreted Hariri’s uncoordinated move as an affront and evidence that the former premier was taking for granted the support of his Maronite coalition partners when deciding ...
... allies said. The presidency, which is reserved for a Maronite Christian in the country's sectarian power-sharing arrangements, has been vacant for 2 1/2 years due to political conflicts. Aoun, a ...
... religieuse de Fakhreddine. Elle permit aux maronites de collaborer sincerement avec les druzes dans le gouvernement de la Montagne et a l'emir lui-meme de faire l'unite politique du Liban en rapprochant ...
... of modern Lebanon that allocated power along an essentially confessional system that handed the powerful post of president to a Maronite Christian, the prime ministership to a Sunni Muslim and the ...
... and Sunni Muslim districts, or Maronite and Orthodox Christian quarters. As a 2015 Blominvest Bank study outlined, the Lebanese real estate market has always been “one of the backbones of the ...
43. Rai Lebanon 'package' deal
(News/Lebanese News)
...  BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai Sunday criticized Lebanon's politicians for their attempts to broker an all-inclusive deal to end the country’s crises, saying such an agreement ...
... shaped the Lebanon of today. In 1860, when Lebanon was part of the Ottoman Empire, Britain stepped in during a peasant uprising which led to clashes between the country’s Maronite and Druze communities. ...
...  BEIRUT: The failure of Lebanese politicians to elect a president is effectively allowing foreign powers to make the decision for them, Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai said Sunday. “The ...
by Asharq Al-Awsat - Beirut-A seminar organized by Lebanon’s Maronite League is expected to adopt several recommendations that encourage the return of Syrian refugees to their country. The officials ...
... Maronites—over the state. The civil wars in Syria, Iraq, Libya, and Yemen, are all also the result of basic and major denials of representation and inclusion in the state. To paraphrase and alter a ...
... those who lived in the Beit Beirut building. All that changed when Lebanon’s civil war started in April 1975, sparked by the fatal shooting between Palestinian Muslims and Maronite Christian phalangists. ...
... reserved for a Maronite Catholic. Yet, Rai stressed, “the Lebanese formula still remains unique, and our constitution is a model to be imitated by other states on the basis of civic equality and ...
...  Chabrouh underwent an extensive renovation and expansion, whereby two buildings were joined and a new building added in time for the 2016 camps. Cardinal Bechara Rai, Maronite Catholic patriarch, will consecrate ...
51. http://www.maronites.org/
(Web Links / Maronites)
52. Maronites
(Category)
Notables and Clergy in Mount Lebanon analyzes the relations between the Maronite notables and the Church in the context of socio-economic transformations in Mount Lebanon in the period 1736-1840. Special ...
... Mikael. He described in detail the geography, landscape, people, socioeconomic situation, Christians especially Maronites and their clergy and even the political situation dominant at that period of ...
54. De Khazen Overview
(Category)
... loin que l'on remonte dans le temps, ils sont maronites et n'ont jamais change d'appartenance religieuse au gre des ambitions politiques. Ils ont plutot profite de leur confession pour obtenir plusieurs ...
Profile: Minister Of tourism: (2005) Occupation: Executive committee member ( 1967- 1996) : National Bloc Party Vice-president  : Central Maronite council. (1987-1999) Politician and columnist. Lecturer ...
56. Maronites
(Section)
Notables and Clergy in Mount Lebanon analyzes the relations between the Maronite notables and the Church in the context of socio-economic transformations in Mount Lebanon in the period 1736-1840. Special ...
the maronites are doing very well? hizballa is becoming stronger preventing the lebanese army doing any thing that opposes its actions; and if there were any christian party or leader calling for its disarming, ...
... israel policy is a success good luck to you! Isolation and extreme policy from history has proven its own destruction. i can argue that maronites are doing very well now in lebanon compared to the last ...
malek, ur article shows fear that israel would become weak and by that hezballa and iran would become stronger and by that any hope for the maronites in lebanon would rule lebanon again will never happen ...