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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. John’s First letter (4:20):

If anyone says, “I love God”, 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-Liqa’ Center’s 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 God’s commandment. On the other hand, ignorance of others is a diminution of God’s right and man’s 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 Upcoming Events

The Arab Christian and Muslim Heritage Conference in the Holy Land

Christian – Muslim Dialogue Conference

 27th Session

“Challenges facing Muslims and Christians in Light of Present Developments
17-19 September 2015

Bethlehem Hotel - Bethlehem

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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 publication and what are the main goals of such initiative. Dr. Geries S. Khoury met the youth group and welcomed him in the Holy Land and at the Al-Liqa Center.  And according the group demand he told them about the Christian Muslim common daily life and he described it as excellent and that all enjoy religious freedom and Christians are participating fully in the public life. . .
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