Rahi at Catholic Patriarchs’ meeting: Lebanon cannot be ruled by political militia mentality

Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Beshara Rahi on Monday maintained that Lebanon could not be ruled by the mentality of political militia, highlighting the necessity to raise and educate the new generations so that they develop a different outlook.

"Now that most of the military militias have ended, it is unacceptable that Lebanon be ruled by a mentality of political militias," Rahi said in remarks during the 52nd meeting of the Catholic Archbishops and Patriarchs' Council, held in Bkirki.

"Our youth and new generations must be raised as per a different mentality," he added.

"Lebanon has a previous civilized value that must be preserved," he underlined.

Source: National News Agency