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January 12, 2023
Conserve to Preserve – 3rd Phase of the Lebanese Historical Church Restoration Project

The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) inaugurated the 3rd phase of the Lebanese Historical Church Restoration Project, funded by the Hungary Helps Program, and implemented by USEK and Pázmány Péter Catholic University.

Titled “Conserve to Preserve”, this event was supported by the Embassy of Hungary in Lebanon and took place on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at 12:00 p.m., at Our Lady Church in Jeita.

As phase 3 of this key heritage conservation project gets underway, “Conserve to Preserve” featured a unique exhibition of photos portraying how antique historical churches were restored across Lebanon to show off their timeless architectural beauty and enshrine our religious and cultural heritage.


12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Opening and inaugural speeches
Musical performance by Lena Khater
Address by Rev. Fr. Talal Hachem, President of USEK
Address by H. E. Walid Nassar, Lebanese Minister of Tourism
Address by H. E. Péter Szijjártó, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

12:20 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Inauguration of the churches photo exhibition
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
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