A group of students attending the Near East School of Theology from various countries visited the Catholicosate of Cilicia on 14 January 2006 to listen to a lecture by Bishop Nareg Alemezian (Ecumenical Officer in the Catholicosate of Cilicia), entitled ?The Christian Witness in the
Dr. George Sabra, the head of the student group, introduced the students from
Bishop Nareg talked about the principal stages of the history of the Armenian Church and the main aspects of Armenian theology.
The students mainly asked questions about the role played by the Catholicosate of Cilicia in the process of the recognition of the Armenian Genocide and the difficulties the Armenian Diaspora faces in the preservation of its national and religious identities.
The students visited the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, the Martyrs? Chapel and the ?
The Near East School of Theology, formed in 1932, is an interdenominational Protestant theological seminary serving the Evangelical churches of the
Source: Catholicosate of