by Pope Benedict XVI Pope John Paul II, speaking to Jews, called them “our ‘beloved brothers’ in the faith of Abraham, our Patriarch”.
Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty was wanted for saving hundreds of Jews in Rome during elaborate disguised operations that earned him the name ‘Scarlet Pimpernel’
Fr. Edward Flannery (d.1998) was a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Providence, an award winning editorialist, a social justice advocate, and a pioneer in Catholic-Jewish relations. He is the author of the groundbreaking book, “The Anguish of the Jews: 2300 Years of Anti-Semitism,” This seven minute video provides a brief overview of his life. Read More
The Christian Center for Jewish Studies (CCEJ in the Portuguese acronym) of Sion Brothers in São Paulo, recently presented the fourth book of the collection “Judaism and Christianity”: Golden Jubilee of the Catholic-Jewish dialogue. The work is inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of the conciliar Declaration Nostra Aetate, which presents the Church’s manifested desire to follow and deepen Read More
God promised the Holy Land to the people of Israel, Pope Francis said during a public address at the Vatican in Rome on Wednesday in a speech about migration. “The people of Israel, who from Egypt, where they were enslaved, walked through the desert for forty years until they reached the land promised by God,” Read More
Pope Francis has sent a telegram expressing his “heartfelt condolences” to the people of Israel upon learning of the death of their former President, Shimon Peres. He died on Wednesday at the age of 93. “I fondly recall my time with Mr Peres at the Vatican and renew my great appreciation for the late President’s Read More