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Pope Francis really likes the Jewish custom of Shabbat

From his frequent denunciations of antisemitism to his close friendship with an Argentine rabbi, Pope Francis has long been a friend of the Jews.

By JTA STAFF
19/03/2020

Pope Saint John XXIII and the Houses of Life

The Board of the Wallenberg Foundation has resolved to erect a monument that will pay tribute to the life and humanitarian feats of Angelo Roncalli

By BARUCH TENEMBAUM , EDUARDO EURNEKIAN
02/01/2020

Antisemitism part of wave of 'depraved hatred', pope says

"I stress that for a Christian any form of anti-Semitism is a rejection of one's own origins, a complete contradiction," Francis said.

By REUTERS
09/03/2019
President Reuven Rivlin meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, November 15, 2018

Questions remain regarding the opening of Vatican WWII-era archives

Researchers may have to investigate the archives for several years before coming to any conclusions.

Pope Francis (R) talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a private audience at the Vat

Pope Francis: Respect 'status quo' of Jerusalem

The pope told thousands of people at his general audience: "I cannot keep quiet about my deep worry about the situation that has been created in the last few days."

By REUTERS
06/12/2017
Pope Francis

Pope Francis names two rabbis to Pontifical Academy of Life in historic first

Israeli Rabbi Avraham Steinberg and Argentinean Rabbi Fernando Szlajen were designated as members of the Pontifical Academy of Life.

By JTA
19/06/2017
Pope Paul VI

Pope’s 1964 Holy Land trip laid foundations for ties with Israel

‘This visit could be of enormous historical importance,’ Paul VI said

Pope Francis

Pope's Christmas message offers hope in world hit by terrorism, war

"May Israelis and Palestinians have the courage and the determination to write a new page of history."

By REUTERS
25/12/2016
THE AUTHOR meeting Pope Francis.

FUNDAMENTALLY FREUND: Meeting Pope Francis

For despite everything the Church had done to us throughout the centuries, the Jews had survived and returned to our Land, once again worshiping the Creator freely in Jerusalem.

POPE FRANCIS and former president Shimon Peres chat at the Vatican yesterday.

Peres and Pope Francis concur: No-one has the right to kill in the name of God

The Pope, who embraced Peres on arrival, told him that together they would raise their voices for peace.

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