Rahi from Sydney: We fully support LAF, security institutions

OCTOBER 26, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Maronite Patriarch, Cardinal Beshara Rahi, held Sunday sermon at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral in Sydney, Australia, whereby he declared his full support for the Lebanese Armed Forces and Security Forces and prayed that they would prevail in the raging clashes against terrorist groups in north Lebanon.

“We pray for the triumph of the military institution in Lebanon so that it succeeds in preserving security and stability of our beloved nation,” said Rahi to a throng of believers comprised mostly of the Lebanese community in Sydney.

Rahi also prayed for the well-being and safe return of refugees to their homes. He called, in this context, upon the international community to aid the refugees.

“We would like to express our gratitude to Australia for its stances and aid for our refugee brethren.”

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY