The country's unparalleled economic and financial crises are proving a major challenge to the government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
Earlier in the day, Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators near the parliament building in Beirut.
The clashes in Lebanon took place amid a rapidly worsening financial crisis and an ongoing impasse over the formation of a new government.
A riot broke out at Beirut, the country's capital, on Saturday during a protest with thousands of demonstrators present.
Pope Francis used his speech in St. Peter's Square to address suffering around the world, including Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, Venezuela and South Sudan.
The deteriorating situation for journalists in Lebanon comes despite its decades-old reputation for being an island of free press in the Arab world.
By attacking protesters, Hezbollah is sending a message that it's willing to use force to protect its political power.
Saad al-Hariri stepped down after a Hezbollah-aligned group attacked protesters in Beirut.
Demonstrators are furious at a sectarian ruling elite they accuse of plundering state resources for personal gain.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been flooding the country's streets since Thursday in protest of the government's handling of a crippling economic crisis.