Pope Francis Warns of Famine in Lebanon

Pope Francis Warns of Famine in Lebanon

Pope Francis said that in both Lebanon and Syria “there are small children who are hungry and who do not have anything to eat.”

Pope Francis at his Sunday Angelus address in the Vatican urged Lebanon’s leaders to find a solution to the economic crisis in the country, which he said is making small children go hungry.

Speaking ahead of the EU and UN’s June 30 conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region,” Francis asked all believers to “pray for this important meeting, so that it may improve the dramatic situation of the Syrian people and those nearby, particularly Lebanon in this serious sociopolitical and economic crisis, which the COVID-19 pandemic has made even more difficult.”

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Source: The Daily Star