His Beatitude Emeritus
Patriarch Michael Sabbah

I see in this group of Muslim and Christian believers, who opted for the path of dialogue, an example to emulate and a religious necessity by which each believer strengthens his faith.

For each believer becomes more faithful to God when he believes in his fellow man. According to St. Johnís First letter (4:20):

If anyone says, ďI love GodĒ, and hates his brother, he is a liar for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.

Each believer is in need of Al-Liqaí Centerís programs, in order to adjust his path to God in light of the reality in which his fellow man lives, so as to know him and to serve him better.

By listening to others we pay tribute to God and by abasing others we depart from Godís commandment. On the other hand, ignorance of others is a diminution of Godís right and manís right.

Dialog is one of the characteristics of the local church and of this country, given the great variety of its religious and cultural communities.

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Al-liqa Visitors

An Italian youth group visit

14 August 2015

An Italian group visited al-Liqa Center to know more about its history, programs, activities and its publications and the main goals of such initiatives. Dr. Geries S. Khoury met the youth group and welcomed them in the Holy Land and at Al-Liqa Center. According to the groupís demand he told them about the Christian Muslim common daily life which he described as excellent. All enjoy religious freedom and Christians are participating fully in public life. . .