This happened more than once to right-wing Maronite forces, a left-wing/Palestinian alliance, Israel, and, eventually, even Syria.
It is a spring of massacres, destruction and violence, as Patriarch Beshara al-Rai, the head of Lebanon's Maronite Church, put it.
Wrote to ——, a friendly Maronite bishop, to give me whatever information he might be able to procure respecting Shidiak.
A Druse disliked a Maronite Christian, so he went quietly and knifed him.
When very young he was sent to the Maronite college in Rome, and was transferred thence to the Vatican library.
Will not this Maronite manifestation put you wrong with the Druses?'
In March, 1865, a Maronite woman called at the Press to buy a book of poems, to teach her boy to read.
The northern passes are not guarded by Maronite or by Druse.'
From dark hallways men and women pour forth and hasten to the Maronite church.
The Maronite bishop of Aleppo has here his residence in a convent, of which he is the guardian.
1510s, from Late Latin Maronita, from Maron, name of the founder. A sect of Syrian Christians (4c.), originally Monothelites, subsequently (1216) united with the Catholic Church.