The Church of Our Lady of the Visitation in Zababdeh opened its annual Christmas market under the patronage of the Higher Presidential Committee of Churches Affairs, in the presence of Ambassador Amira Hanania, the General Manager of the committee.
Father Ibrahim Nino, pastor of the church, welcomed the presence of the committee, appreciating the efforts of the committee and its president His Excellency Minister Dr. Ramzi Khoury and presented Hanania with a letter of gratitude in the name of the official institutions and authorities of the village.
In exchange, Hanania expressed her joy for being part of the Christmas celebrations in Zababdeh , conveying the greetings of the President of the committee, Minister Ramzi Khoury.
Hanania praised the social cohesion of Zababdeh and the coexistence of its Muslims and Christians residents, who join together to celebrate the Christmas festivities.
Hanania visited St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church which is the oldest church in the town of Zababdeh, dating back to the 19th century.