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The patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, second from left; the head of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Aram I, third from left; Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, fourth from left; and Pope Francis arrive July 1 in St. Peter's Basilica to attend a prayer at the Vatican. Pope Francis welcomed Lebanon's Christian religious leaders to the Vatican on Thursday for a day of prayer amid fears that the country's descent into financial and economic chaos is further imperiling the Christian presence in the country, a bulwark for the church in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
The patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, second from left; the head of the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Aram I, third from left; Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, fourth fr