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Pius Xii

Pope's High Praise Of Holocaust-Era Predecessor In Book Sparks Jewish Ire | David Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's new book-length interview has focused almost exclusively on his remarks about using condoms to prevents AIDS, but Jewi...

An Open Letter to Bernard-Henri Levy, on His Defense of Roman Polanski and Pope Benedict XVI

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ariel Gonzalez

I've been reading your intemperate, self-righteous posts on the Polanski affair, in which you defend the child rapist against his detractors, among whom I count myself.

Obama's Hospitality: A Question of Character

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

This year, I would readily forgo the White House Manischewitz in exchange for an end to the bitter herbs the President is dishing out to Israel.

Moral Cowardice and the Third Reich: The Legacy of Pius XII

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Pius is being falsely maligned by his critics as a pious fraud and moral coward who disgraced a great world religion, then why doesn't the Vatican fix the error by simply opening their archives?

In Defense of Benedict XVI

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard-Henri Lévy

It is time to put an end to the disingenuousness -- the bias, in a word -- and the disinformation concerning Benedict XVI.

Miep Gies and Saintliness

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

The question Roman Catholics should be asking themselves this week is why there hasn't been more talk about someday making Miep Gies --who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis -- a saint.

The Pope Must Condemn the Jew-Haters in the Church

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Pope Benedict is cut from completely different cloth than Pius. It is time for this courageous leader to unequivocally denounce holocaust-denying bishops and morally compromised Popes.