The remarkable story of the declaration of “Nostra Aetate” (translated “In Our Times”) in 1965 is today known by far too few young Catholics, Protestants, Jews and other people of conscience.
Several senior archbishops called on their people to battle antisemitism at at an event aimed at honoring past leaders who confronted antisemitism in its most extreme form during World War II.
A former German state bishop recently appointed to fight Jew-hatred delivered a sermon in 2017 in which he stated that Israel’s “occupation” of the disputed territories “deforms souls.” “On a meeting trip with members of the Lutheran World Federation to Israel-Palestine in November, we were able to experience how the time of occupation weighs on […]
According to a new report published by Greece’s Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, there were 2,339 incidents of church desecrations in the country between 2015 and 2020
“The image represents to our community a good-faith attempt to include religious imagery on campus that reflects the universality of the Catholic Church.”
He was responding to a previous tweet by BBC reporter Laura Kuenssberg, who quoted Welby as saying that leaders would be “cursed” if they fail to take action on climate change
Altman also shocked some with his mainly maskless prayer services. He also advised his congregation to steer clear of the “experimental” COVID vaccines, which he called “diabolical”
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For many in the Jewish world, it will be a seminal moment in the relationship between Catholics and Jews since the Second Vatican Council of 1965 famously exonerated the Jewish people of the charge of “deicide”—collective, eternal responsibility for the suffering and death of Jesus.
The prayer service was attended by over two dozen members of congress. Also in attendance was Azhar Azeez , president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), who tweeted about the event.