Unknown individuals on Monday kidnapped the pastor of Baalbek’s Our Lady of Good Help Church, Father Walid Gharious, aka Father Elias Maroun Gharious, on the Baalbek road near the intersection leading to the town of al-Ansar, state-run National News Agency reported.  “Security forces are pursuing the kidnappers after unveiling threads related to the kidnap operation,” said NNA. Citing preliminary information, the agency said the priest was kidnapped for “baptizing a Muslim girl who had fled her family home.” [Naharnet]
This is an impossible behavior that condems asking the Lebanese authorities to take the necesary measures against this group of people. Added to that, serious measures should be taken against Sheikh Kataya’s sectarian and disrespectful speech towards Christians. You can listen to it [Here].