Rorate Caeli

Scenes from the enthronement of the new Maronite Catholic Patriarch of Antioch

This past Friday, the Maronite Catholic Church enthroned its new head, the 71-year-old Bechara al Rai, as the 77th Maronite Patriarch of Antioch. The enthronement was carried out in a modern-style Maronite church on the grounds of the Maronite Patriarchate's headquarters in Bkerki, Lebanon.

A video with scenes from the enthronement:

More pictures of the enthronement can be found here.