(Update) Audi calls on Muslims to confront extremism

APRIL 12, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Beirut, Elias Audi, called on Muslims to firmly confront extremist and takfirist campaigns.

The Bishop who presided over Easter mass in the Church of St. George in Beirut, questioned how the conditions in the East would be if Christians were uprooted due to persecution.

The prelate urged for the election of a president without waiting for foreign intervention. He called upon the Lebanese to rise against current status quo.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON