Friday, September 14, 2012
Following tragic violence in Libya, which killed the U.S. ambassador and other State Department officers this week, and the ongoing violence in Syria, Pope Benedict travels today to Lebanon. Earlier this week John L. Allen Jr. offered four ways to frame the papal trip. Mr. Allen alluded to this essay by Jesuit Fr. Samir Khalil Samir, in which the Jesuit mentioned conversion in Lebanon and what makes the country unique when it comes to conversion.