Pope Francis encourages interfaith dialogue.

Yesterday (January 6), the official Vatican channel on You-tube posted a special message from Pope Francisco urging all faithful believers (Catholics or not) to come together to promote dialogue and fraternal communion. “Among this crowd, this variety of religions there is only one certainty we have for all: we are all children of God,” the 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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Superior General of Brothers of Sion meets Pope Francis.

Brothers and Sisters of Sion attended the meeting of the Judeo-Christian International Fellowship on the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate document, making an evaluation and opening new challenges for dialogue between Jews and Christians.“In the encounter or re-encounter of several Jewish and Christian friends, we had numerous major conferences and seminars in small groups”, the Read More

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Pope receives members of B’nai B’rith International.

Pope Francis on Thursday said Jews and Christians can continue to cooperate together “for the good of the peoples of our time” and work for peace together – especially in the Holy Land and the Middle East. Speaking to representatives of B’nai B’rith International, a Jewish organization that sponsors cultural programs and promotes religious tolerance Read More

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Pope meets with Chief Rabbi of Rome

Pope Francis met Monday morning at the Vatican with the Chief Rabbi of Rome, Riccardo Di Segni. The Chief Rabbi had intended to meet with the Pope last week, during the audience with the delegation of European Rabbis. He was unable to attend, however, due to the death of his predecessor Elio Toaff.A press statement Read More

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