CAR BOMB ROCKS CHRISTIAN AREA OF BEIRUT

Please pray for all those involved in this terrible act of evil. “Minutes after a deadly bomb ripped through a calm and urbane neighborhood in the heart of Beirut, the city’s silent majority shuddered,” reports CNN. “The car bomb rocked the main Christian area of Lebanon’s capital, a populous stretch replete with shops, churches and office buildings. The massive blast killed eight people and wounded more than 90 others, leaving a huge crater of rubble near Sassine Square in East Beirut’s Ashrafiyeh district. While it’s still too early to determine who was behind the attack, it unearthed fears that Lebanon’s bad old days are back again…” — NYT: Top security official killed in blast

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