Do You Know Where is the Largest Statue of Saint Charbel Placed ?
Charlotte Macraf (Charbel Makhluf, 1828-1898), a monk of the Lebanon’s Malo night order, is a dear person for Lebanon Christians, for the harsh spirituality known for the Miracle of healing after his death.
1977, declared by Pope Paul VI. Youssef Antoun Makhlouf was born in Beca Cafla (North Lebanon) in 1828. He was nurturing a true Christian, and he was passionate about prayer. Later, he was transformed into a monastery and esoteric life, chasing his two uncles uncle in the retirement of the monastery of St. Antonius Kozaya. In the summer of 2017, the St. Kesrouan statue, 27 meters high, was installed on the hill of the last March (see Fides 17/3/2018), the first statue in the Francis Francis of Lebanon, the Middle East.
Huge statues of St. Charbel’s are reflected in the small world of social networks, some crying identity tags, another idolatry. “Everyone has the right to express their views and refute the municipality of Faraya, the president who deplores the intention. We are not ashamed to show our faith. The shocked one looks elsewhere!”
It was inaugurated in Hadat, a municipality in the Basada district considered to be part of the southern suburbs of Beirut. According to local sources, Agenzia Fides, who is placed in a public place and wants to be a sign to encourage the local Christians to multiply the statues and symbolism of all the saints and Christian symbols that seem to be Common citizenship continues to offer its own contribution to coexistence with different religious groups within the horizon.
It is still the reputation of St. Charbel’s miracle worker for more things to do and statues, because it is huge, as it is, still far below the glorious sacredness that has earned him a huge pop dedication to the altar. Throughout his life, he has crossed all community boundaries and will certainly continue to do so.