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Vatican Jewish Relations

Was This Anti-Nazi Pope Murdered?

Peter Eisner | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Peter Eisner

When people think of the Vatican and World War II, they think immediately of Pius XII, the controversial pontiff between 1939 and 1958. But before him, there was a little-remembered pope, Pope Pius XI, who was loudly outspoken against the Nazis and was determined to call the world's attention to their atrocities.

Pope Francis Reaches Out To Jews

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.15.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Like his predecessor, Pope Francis reached out to Rome's Jewish community at the very start of his pontificate, pledging to conti...

The Vatican's Strong Defense Of The Jews

Religion News Service | Eric Greenberg and Philip Cunningham | Posted 01.28.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The head of a schismatic Roman Catholic sect known as the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) recently labeled Jews "enemies of the Church." The com...

Pope Meets With Holy Land Rabbi, Imam, Druze

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 01.10.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — A delegation of Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Druse religious leaders in Israel met Thursday with Pope Benedict XVI in a high-pro...

Vatican Rep To Jews Causes Controversy On First U.S. Visit

AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | Religion

NEW YORK — The cardinal in charge of Vatican relations with Jews landed in controversy during his first U.S. visit in his new position. After a...