WASHINGTON (March 1, 2001) -- As events in the Middle East continue to unfold, Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir of Lebanon will be available to the media on Tuesday, March 6, to offer his perspective on the current situation in Lebanon and its importance to the prospects for peace in the Middle East.
Patriarch Sfeir, 80, was born in Lebanon and today resides at the Maronite Patriarchate in Bkerké, Lebanon. He was elected Patriarch of Antioch for Maronite Catholics in 1986, and was elevated to the College of Cardinals in 1994.
WHO: Patriarch Nasrallah Pierre Sfeir
Patriarch of Antioch for Maronite Catholics
WHAT: Media availability on topics related to the Middle East
WHEN: Tuesday, March 6, 2001
2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
WHERE: National Conference of Catholic Bishops/U.S. Catholic Conference
3211 Fourth Street NE, Washington, DC