A Monk was found dead in Naameh, south Lebanon

The body that was found on Saturday on the seaside road in Naameh in southern Lebanon belonged to a Christian Maronite monk identified as Elie Jerjes al-Makdesi, National News Agency reported on Sunday.

LBC television also reported that Makdesi died of asphyxiation after he was strangled with a rope.

Makdesi, born in 1962, was from the town of Hosh Hala in the Beqaa Valley, the report said, adding that he was a monk at the Bahrsaf Monastery in Mount Lebanon.

  • 5thDrawer

    Whatever these guys are ‘monking’ around doing besides tending gardens and cemeteries, they at least do that head-to-toe covering-up thing with a blanket. Somebody prefers black to brown ?? Or were his tomatoes better than anyone else’s??

    • patriotss

      these monks teach love and respect unlike your own kind 

      • 5thDrawer

        Well I guess a joke wasn’t quite in order … but maybe you haven’t been reading me. Which ‘kind’ do you think I am?

        • Constantin7

          Exactly, your jokes sometimes are out of place…

    • patriotss

      these monks teach love and respect unlike your own kind 

      • 5thDrawer

        Well I guess a joke wasn’t quite in order … but maybe you haven’t been reading me. Which ‘kind’ do you think I am?

        • Constantin7

          Exactly, your jokes sometimes are out of place…

    • Patience2

      For many, a GOOD tomato ‘is to die for’!

    • Patience2

      For many, a GOOD tomato ‘is to die for’!

  • 5thDrawer

    Whatever these guys are ‘monking’ around doing besides tending gardens and cemeteries, they at least do that head-to-toe covering-up thing with a blanket. Somebody prefers black to brown ?? Or were his tomatoes better than anyone else’s??

    • patriotss

      these monks teach love and respect unlike your own kind 

      • 5thDrawer

        Well I guess a joke wasn’t quite in order … but maybe you haven’t been reading me. Which ‘kind’ do you think I am?

        • Constantin7

          Exactly, your jokes sometimes are out of place…

    • Patience2

      For many, a GOOD tomato ‘is to die for’!

  • Hannibal

    I strongly believe that religious figures should be a red line.

  • Hannibal

    I strongly believe that religious figures should be a red line.

  • I strongly believe that religious figures should be a red line.