Judaism

Religious leaders meet in Hong Kong to pray for world peace

Religious leaders met in Japan from Aug 3 to 4 to pray for peace in the world and as a response to Pope Francis’ wish to foster dialogue, friendship and peace. About 2,000 people, including 24 delegates from 18 countries of Buddhism, Shintoism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism and Zoroastrianism came together in Japan at an inter-faith "Interreligious Gathering of Prayer [...]

“Conversion” of Jews: What Does the New Vatican Statement Say?

Pope Francis' visit to the Great Synagogue of Rome. Pope Francis' speech to the Jewish Community of Rome.   An American Catholic offers a reflection on the recent statement on Catholic-Jewish relations from the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity Initial news headlines on the recent document issued by the Vatican Commission [...]

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Pope Pius XII: Friend and Rescuer of Jews

  Pope Pius XII (1939–1938) read editor's note by clicking on photo “And now, my Jewish friend, go with the protection of the Lord, and never forget, you must always be proud to be a Jew!” The words are striking, and unforgettable. They serve as a comfort to anyone who has ever been the [...]