Young Christians and Muslims celebrate together the feast of the Annunciation

Nearly 1600 young people from more than 40 countries attended the International Ecumenical Youth Meeting.

It was held in Beirut (Lebanon) from 22 to 26 March and was organized by the Middle East Council of Churches, the Taizé Community and the Lebanese Church.

On the occasion of the feast of the Annunciation of Mary, young Christians and Muslims came together to celebrate the feast. Since 2010 in Lebanon this date is a national holiday, as a meeting point between the religions that live in the country.

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