The Romanian Patriarchate has expressed its compassion and solidarity with the Lebanese people following a massive explosion that rocked Lebanon’s capital Beirut, which has killed at least 100 people and injured more than 4,000 others.
Read the full message of compassion and solidarity for the Lebanese people:
We learned with great sadness of the tragic consequences of the massive explosion that took place in the city of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on Tuesday evening, August 4, 2020, resulting in at least 100 dead and 4,000 injured.
In these difficult times for the Lebanese people, on behalf of the clergy and believers of the Romanian Orthodox Church, we express our deep compassion and solidarity with all those affected by the catastrophe and pray to God to rest in peace the souls of those who lost their lives, to comfort the bereaved families and give recovery to the wounded.
These hard moments in the life of the Lebanese people call us to show a lot of faith in God and solidarity between people.