Hezbollah gives OK for Pope’s visit to Lebanon

Posted on September 9, 2012

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09/ 5/2012
Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah (the Shiite “Party of God”) in Lebanon has announced that his movement welcomes a visit by Pope Benedict XVI to the country
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In a rare television interview, Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanese political party Hezbollah (or “Party of God”), stated that he welcomed a visit by Benedict XVI to the country. “We welcomed the historical visit by the late Pope [Jean Paul II] and of course the visit by this pope to Lebanon and we will deal with it as a historic visit just like all Muslims and Christians in Lebanon,” he told Almayeden television station. John Paul II visited Lebanon in 1997 ( a visit in 1994 was cancelled at the last minute). Benedict XVI will be in Lebanon as of next Friday for three

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