by Br. Alexis Bugnolo
Upon a hill overlooking the city of Beirut, Lebanon, Catholics have erected an enormous statue of their Mother and Queen.
Our Lady of Lebanon, she is called. And She is crowned with a golden crown.
In the Mid-East, where not professing the Islamic Faith can be daily the cause of your death, the Catholics of Lebanon have done a work of heroic faith. They profess their love for their Mother and Queen before all the world, without shame.
During the Civil War in Lebanon, years ago, Our Lady returned the favor. For at one point, a great miracle occurred. The Statue turned to the city of Beirut, by itself, and then returned to its normal position.
This gave the Christians of Lebanon great hope that She was with them and would watch over them in their time of trouble.
But now the city over which Our…