Maronite Bishops meet in Diman, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (The Daily Star/Maronite Patriarchate Bkerke, HO)
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Islamist fundamentalist groups in Syria and Iraq contradict the values of Islam, Maronite bishops said Wednesday, while urging international actors to put an end to the tragedy.The bishops's statement also covered internal political affairs, condemning the Parliament's delays of the presidential election.Condemning some recent "irresponsible practices" committed to increasing sectarian tension by attacking religious symbols, the Maronite figures congratulated "the Sunni sect in Lebanon" for the election of the new Grand Mufti Abdel-Latif Derian.The Maronite clerics also touched on the conflicts between the workers union and employers, in a reference to the EDL standoff.
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