President and First Lady attend Good Friday Mass at Kaslik University
Hashem to Aoun: We pray that the goodness march succeeds during your mandate
19 Apr 2019
Lebanon- Following the Western Christian Calendar, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik held this afternoon "Good Friday Mass" presided over by Maronite Order General Head, Father Naamatallah Hashem, in the presence of President Michel Aoun and First Lady, Nadia Shami Aoun.
In his religious sermon, Father Hashem said "the march of humanitarian brotherhood led by the Pope across in the world, along with the various peoples and different religions, coincides with the initiative of President Aoun in rendering Lebanon a country of unison and humanitarian dialogue."
"We raise our prayers to the Lord to bless the march of goodness that you have set out towards a better tomorrow for Lebanon, and to ensure its success during your mandate," Hashem added, addressing President Aoun.
Hashem called on all Lebanese to come together in joint efforts for the sake of preserving their country, saying: "I want to urge all brethrens of Lebanese citizenship to shoulder together this grave responsibility for the rise of Lebanon."
The Good Friday Mass was also attended by: former President Amin Gemayel, Cabinet Ministers Gebran Bassil, Elias Bou Saab, Albert Serhan, Kamil Abu Sleiman, May Chidiac, Mansour Btaich, Nada Boustani, Fadi Jreissati and Richard Kouyoumjian, as well as Papal Ambassador Joseph Spiteri, alongside various other prominent figures and officials.