Honoring Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, An Advocate for the Deprived by Franklin Lamb

English: Image of Sayed Mohammad Hussein Fadlullah

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by Franklin Lamb
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Dahiyeh, South Beirut, Lebanon
February 14, 2012

Rushing to an appointment last Saturday I passed the Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah Hassaniyeh (Mosque), which for many in my immediate Dahiyeh neighborhood is the religious institution we feel most connected to because of its long and continuing history of social and religious work in our community.

Nearly 18 months after the July 4th, 2010 death of Lebanon’s preeminent Islamic scholar, the Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, but seeming more like three months ago, the ‘Fadlallah Hassaniyeh’ is an ever active beehive of social work and religious study and truly a working people’s institution.

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