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News Release: U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for International Justice and Peace Joins in Solidary with Pope Francis in Support of the Lebanese People
Bishop David J. Malloy, June 22, 2021

Call to Help Save Lebanon
On February 19, 2021, Bishop David J. Malloy, chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), writes to Secretary of State Blinken to convey an appeal by Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Church and president of the Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon. In his appeal, Cardinal Rai calls for the United Nations to convene an international conference to “help save Lebanon” from total collapse and bankruptcy. 

News Release: U.S. Bishops’ President Joins in Solidarity with the Suffering of Lebanon After Explosion in the Port of Beirut
Archbishop José H. Gomez, August 6, 2020

 

Advocacy for Justice and Peace in Lebanon

Call to Help Save Lebanon
On February 19, 2021, Bishop David J. Malloy, chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), writes to Secretary of State Blinken to convey an appeal by Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rai, patriarch of the Maronite Church and president of the Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon. In his appeal, Cardinal Rai calls for the United Nations to convene an international conference to “help save Lebanon” from total collapse and bankruptcy. 

News Release: U.S. Bishops’ President Joins in Solidarity with the Suffering of Lebanon After Explosion in the Port of Beirut
Archbishop José H. Gomez, August 6, 2020

USCCB and Knights of Columbus Letter of Solidarity to the Patriarchs in Iraq and Lebanon
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio and Mr. Carl A. Anderson, November 13, 2019

Letter to Secretary of State on Peace Regarding Continued Work for Peace in the Middle East
Bishop Oscar Cantú, January 20, 2016

Letter to Secretary Rice Regarding Lebanese Instability
Bishop Thomas G. Wenski, December 1, 2006

Action Alert on Middle East Crisis: Request U.S. Leadership to Achieve an Immediate Ceasefire, Deliver Humanitarian Aid and Seek Political Solutions
August 1, 2006

Break the Cycle of Violence in the Holy Land
Bishop Thomas Wenski, July 17, 2006

Address of His Eminence Patriarch Cardinal Sfeir, Beirut, Lebanon
March 15, 2004

Letter of Solidarity to Cardinal Sfeir on Murder of Lebanon's Former Prime Minister
Bishop John H. Ricard, February 17, 2005

Lebanon after the Israeli Withdrawal
Cardinal Bernard Law, June 21, 2000

Letter to President Clinton Concerning Lebanon & The Peace Process
Bishop Joseph Fiorenza, March 24, 2000