November 23, 2012. (Romereports.com)
Benedict XVI welcomed Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on Friday, two months after the Pope's visit to the Middle Eastern country.
The meeting took place ahead of Saturday's Consistory, where Lebanese Patriarch Bechara Boutrus
Al-Rahi will be created a cardinal. Suleiman will witness the Consistory, along with a delegation of nearly 500 countrymen and women
During the visit, the Lebanese president gave Benedict XVI
an antique art image of the Madonna, as well as a photo album of the pontiff's recent visit to Land of Cedars.