At the invitation of Sister Vicky Jacaman, teacher of Christian
Education, Dr. Khoury addressed the students of the 11th
grade at the school and focused on the following:
Who is the Christian?
The components of the Arab Christian identity
Christian Arab presence before and after the Islam
The absence of Christian Arab history in school
curricula and its impact on Christian Arab identity and
The role of Christians in public life
The relations of Christian Arabs with fellow Muslims
The emigration of Palestinian Christians and its
impact on the local Church
Following Dr. Geries’ lecture a question and an answer session as
well as discussions took place.
At the conclusion of lecture Sister Vicky Jacaman thanked Dr. Geries
for his presence. School principal, Franciscan Fr. Marwan Di’des,
likewise, thanked Dr. Khoury and wished that cooperation between the
school and Al-Liqa’ will continue.