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Jewish-Catholic ties: Positive impact of Pope Benedict XVI - opinion

A significant example of Benedict’s positive impact on Jewish-Christian relations is evident in his position on the issue of proselytizing.

By PESACH WOLICKI
04/01/2023

Benedict funeral to be similar to that of reigning popes

The retired former pope has been laying in state without the papal regalia, but will be buried in the traditional three coffins in the Vatican.

By REUTERS
03/01/2023

Pope Francis says ex-pope Benedict is 'very sick', asks for prayers

Benedict, 95, in 2013 became the first pope in some 600 years to resign. He has been living in the Vatican since then.

By REUTERS
28/12/2022

George Santos campaigned as a Jewish Republican. Was he lying?

Is Santos lying about his Jewish background? As with so much else in his personal narrative, there’s little to suggest truth beyond his own past comments.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
20/12/2022

Vatican dismisses Trump-supporting, anti-abortion leader from priesthood

The Vatican defrocked Father Frank Pavone in November, according to a letter sent to US bishops from its ambassador to Washington.

By REUTERS
18/12/2022

Pope compares Ukrainian suffering to WWII Nazi death operation

Since the invasion began in February, Francis has been increasingly forceful in his condemnation of Russia's actions.

By REUTERS
07/12/2022

Catholic Church can curb carbon emissions by returning to meat-free Fridays, study suggests

The practice dates back to the first century CE, when Pope Nicholas I declared that Catholics were required to abstain from eating meat on Fridays in memory of the death and crucifixion of Christ.

Is this the first and only Jew to head a Christian University?

A Roman-Catholic university in the US has made history by electing a Jew to be its 17th president.

18/10/2022

Defying Vatican, Flemish bishops allow blessing same-sex unions

Flemish Roman Catholic bishops issued a document effectively allowing the blessing of same-sex unions.

By REUTERS
20/09/2022

Hitler’s pope, Pius XII, should finally be canceled -opinion

Only one pope ever bore actual witness to a genocide and did absolutely nothing about it, and that was Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII.

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