Beirut Blast in a Special Issue of “Al Muntada” Magazine of the MECC
The Communication and Public Relations Department of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) has published a new and special issue of its quarterly magazine, Al-Muntada, for the month of August 2021, in Arabic and English. It is entitled “Beirut, in the Heart of the Church, Beirut, a City of Resurrection”. The department has dedicated this issue as a tribute to Beirut and its people on the first commemoration of the Beirut Port explosion which occurred on August 4, 2020. The issue includes exclusive interviews with the Bishops of Beirut from various Ecclesiastical families, special articles focusing on the repercussions of the blast, the suffering of the survivors, and the church’s presence amidst the tragedy, as well as its role in helping the wounded Lebanese people. Therefore, the memory of this human catastrophe remains alive and the souls of the victims endure immortal forever.