Beirut explosion - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Beirut explosion - Latest News
Nov 19, 2020 - 06:27 pm .- The reconstruction of a church in Beirut severely damaged by the massive explosion that rocked the city this summer is a sign of hope to the area’s inhabitants, said a local priest.
Oct 26, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- As Lebanon continues to deal with fallout from the massive August explosion that devastated parts of the capital, Beirut, advocates for Lebanese Christians call for continued U.S. aid and collaboration with local NGOs, while one State Department official says that conversations about additional aid have stalled.
Oct 6, 2020 - 12:59 am .- On August 4, a fire in the capital city of Beirut, Lebanon spread to a warehouse containing some 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate.
Aug 26, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- The Maronite Catholic Patriarch of Antioch has said an international court may need to examine the circumstances that led to a massive explosion in Beirut on August 4. 
Aug 26, 2020 - 12:26 am .- The Knights of Columbus is donating $250,000 to aid relief efforts following a massive explosion in Beirut earlier this month.
Aug 14, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The massive explosion in the port area of Lebanon’s capital on Aug. 4 overturned cars, shattered windows, set fires, and damaged buildings across Beirut, a city of more than 350,000, with a metro area of more than 2 million people.
Aug 13, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- A Lebanese academic and aid worker told CNA on Thursday that if Western nations fail to help Lebanon recover from the explosion that rocked Beirut last week, the effect on regional and global security could be disastrous.
Aug 10, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Lebanon’s Maronite Catholic patriarch called for the resignation of the entire Lebanese government Sunday, following the devastating explosion in Beirut last week.
Aug 7, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Pope Francis has sent a donation of nearly $300,000 in aid to the Church in Lebanon to help with recovery efforts after the devastating explosion which occurred in the capital city of Beirut earlier this week.
Aug 7, 2020 - 12:47 am .- International Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has announced an emergency 250,000 euro food aid package for victims of the massive August 4 explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.
Aug 5, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- The Maronite eparchs of the United States are pleading for prayers and aid for the people of Lebanon in the wake of the large explosion in Beirut on Tuesday.
Aug 5, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A Lebanese cardinal has called on charities around the world to help Beirut's families “heal their wounds and restore their homes.”
Aug 5, 2020 - 03:48 am .- Pope Francis has asked for prayers for Lebanon and for the victims of yesterday's Beirut explosions, which have killed over a hundred people and caused serious destruction to the city.

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