Al-Liqa’ Center for Religious and Heritage Studies in the Holy Land

At the invitation of the Haifa Orthodox Council
A cultural evening on the launching of Al-Liqa’ Center new book titled

 “Book of Evidence on Confirming Faith”
 Sophronius Patriarch of Jerusalem
His life, works and Omar’s Covenant
Study and Critical Edition
Dr. Geries S. Khoury

Tuseday 7 April 2015
At Greek Orthodox Church Hall - Haifa

At the invitation of the Haifa Orthodox Council, a distinguished evening was held in the Greek Orthodox Church Hall in Haifa on the 7th of April 2015 to launch Al-Liqa’ Center’s new publication: “Book of Evidence on Confirming Faith”, Sophronius Patriarch of Jerusalem, His life, works and Omar’s Covenant. Study and Critical Edition by Dr. Geries S. Khoury

Attorney Fu’ad Naqqara welcomed the large gathering and introduced Al-Liqa’s new publication by Dr. Geries S. Khoury. A friend of Al-Liqa’ Mr. Fathi Fourani focused on ‘Omar’s Covenant and shared living as well as national unity and criticized extremists like Da’ish and others who commit barbaric acts in Arab land.


Dr. ‘Atallah Qupti focused on the content of the book, he spoke on the Omar’s Covenant, and asked the author for clarifications.

Dr. Geries S. Khoury thanked attorney Fu’ad Naqqara and all those who are attending this gathering including speakers Mr. Fathi Fourani and Dr. Atallah Qupti. Dr. Khoury then focused on the content of the book and on the life of Sophronius and his writings as well as on ‘Omar’s Covenant.