Lebanon News

Pope calls for dialogue, peace ahead of Lebanon visit

A billboard bearing a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI is seen in the capital Beirut on September 8, 2012. Security forces have been placed on alert ahead of Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Lebanon on September 14-16, riven by religious rivalries and shaken by the conflict in neighbouring Syria, the visit's coordinator said. AFP PHOTO/ANWAR AMRO

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 10, 2012, on page 1.




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