Sion celebrates Nostra Aetate Jubilee in Brazil.

The 50th Anniversary of Vatican II Declaration Nostra Aetate was celebrated last Sunday (October 25) at Our Lady of Sion School in Higienopolis (Sao Paulo). The event organized by the Sisters of Sion included the participation of Fr. Donizeti Ribeiro who made the first speech. There were also Jewish, Islamic leaders and members from other Christian communities. The Read More

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Toronto Sisters celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate.

An important celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate will take place in Toronto on Oct. 8. 2015. The Event is sponsored  by the Christian-Jewish Dialogue of Toronto, the Sisters of Sion and other groups. The celebration is titled The Global Village: Our Responsibility to Engage. This gathering will feature speakers from around the world who Read More

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A Jewish perspective on ‘Nostra Aetate’ 50 years on

In October the Catholic Church will officially mark the 50th anniversary of a document that has profoundly changed its understanding of other religious faiths. On October 28th 1965 bishops from around the world, gathered in Rome for the Second Vatican Council, issued ‘Nostra Aetate’ a groundbreaking declaration on the relationship of the Church to non-Christian Read More

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Exhibition on Pope John Paul II and the Jewish people.

“A blessing to one another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People” is the title of an exhibition opening today in the Vatican (Charlemagne Wing, 29 July to 17 September), previously displayed in a number of state capitals in the U.S.A., where it received more than a million visitors. The exhibition, presented as a Read More

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Pope Francis’ discourse to members of International Jewish delegation.

Dear Friends, I am pleased to greet you during your visit to the Vatican. My predecessors met with delegations of B’nai B’rith International on several occasions, and today I offer you my welcome with renewed respect and affection.Your organization has enjoyed relations with the Holy See since the promulgation of the Conciliar Declaration Nostra Aetate. Read More

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“All Christians have Jewish roots”, affirms Pope Francis.

On 30 June, Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the international congress promoted by the International Council of Christians and Jews, held in Rome from 28 June to 1 July on the theme “The fiftieth anniversary of Nostra Aetate: the past, present and future of relations between Jews and Christians”. The Pope expressed Read More

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