Christian rivals scrap Orthodox plan

By Wassim Mroueh The Daily Star 12/1/13 BEIRUT: Following a surprise meeting chaired by Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Beshara Rai  Friday, rival Christian leaders  called for adopting an electoral law that provides fair representation for all  sects, in an apparent retreat from agreeing to the controversial Orthodox  electoral proposal. “It was agreed and stressed that it is necessary to adopt ...