Bechara Boutros al-Rahi


Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai conducts mass at the Maronite... Nieuwsfoto'sBechara Boutros al-Rahi,Christendom,Damascus,Geestelijke,Geloof,Midden-Oosten,Portret,Syrië,Vader,VerticaalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMaronite Patriarch Beshara Rai conducts mass at the Maronite Cathedral of Saint Anthony (Mar Antonios) in Bab Tuma, a predominantly Christian quarter of Damascus, on February 9, 2013. Rai's visit -- the first by a Maronite patriarch since Syrian and Lebanese independence in 1943 -- comes as the revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime nears the two-year mark. AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)