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Nursing home for nuns suffers eight deaths from COVID-19 in 10 days

Four of the eight victims died on the same day, with the causes of death being reported as COVID-19 related. Funerals and services for the deceased are being streamed on CCTV for those grieving.

Robert Aiello with his wife, Leslie

How Bible study in a Catholic monastery led one New Yorker to make aliyah

"As someone who takes the Bible literally, I couldn’t not become a Jew."

Jewish man arrested for setting fire to Roman Catholic church in Jerusalem

The suspect poured flammable liquid inside the Roman Catholic church, and then set it alight before a church guard detained him and police took him for questioning.

06/12/2020

US Catholic bishops express concern over Biden presidency

Biden has been open about his Catholic faith, and regularly attends church services.

20/11/2020

55 years since Nostra Aetate: The future of interreligious dialogue

Without doubt, this document served to radically change the discourse in the field of Jewish-Christian dialogue.

By RON KRONISH
05/11/2020

Jewish director sends message of hope in Pope Francis film

"It's the story of us, and him helping us, understand these things."

By REUTERS
21/10/2020
Pope Francis celebrates the Mass of Saint Peter and Paul, in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, J

Pope says homosexuals should be covered by civil union laws

"What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered. I stood up for that," he said.

By REUTERS
21/10/2020
Protestors demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court after President Donald Trump announced US Court

Jews should condemn attacks against Amy Coney Barrett based on her faith

That criticism should be worrisome to believers of any religion, including Jews.

By BETHANY MANDEL/JTA
07/10/2020
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett reacts as US President Donald Tr

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Trump's nomination for Supreme Court

If confirmed, Barrett will replace the late Justice Ginsburg.

By REUTERS
27/09/2020

Unsealed Vatican documents detail Pope Pius XII Holocaust complacency

Pius XII has long been accused of turning a blind eye to the Holocaust, which happened early on in his stint of nearly 20 years as pope, until his death in 1958.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
30/08/2020
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