Maronite bishops reject Lebanon’s 1960 electoral law

The Maronite bishops met Friday and decided to reject the current electoral law, which is based on a winner-takes-all system that was established in 1960. The bishops “reject the current electoral law which is known as the 1960 law because it does not ensure true representation,” said a statement issued at the end of the […]

Patriarch calls for new leadership in Lebanon

Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai called for new leadership in Lebanon that will work for the sake of the public good, stressing that the Lebanese people should start evaluating their representatives with a free conscience. “The fate of the country must no longer be in the hands of those who are not concerned with its fate,” […]

Bishops call for solidarity and a united vision

Lebanon’s Patriarch Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir chaired on Wednesday the monthly meeting of the Maronite Bishops Council. Following the meeting in Bkirki the council issued a statement in which it welcomed the call for national dialogue scheduled to begin on Tuesday: “Lebanese are looking forward to the national dialogue sessions” The statement added : Diverging points […]