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Lebanese priest talks of Middle East threats to Christianity

  By: KARRIS GOLDEN WATERLOO,IA— Left unchecked, Christian populations could be erased from the Holy Land, according to a Maronite Catholic priest from the region. The Rev. Emanuel Nakhle spoke recently at the Waterloo Rotary Club, describing current events through political, historical, social and religious lenses. Nakhle serves Holy Family Maronite Church, a Lebanese […]
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