from ONE

(From ONE magazine September 2010)
A modern state with ancient roots

by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine May 2011)

by Robert L. Stern
(From ONE magazine May 2008)

The Life of a Leader
by Peg Maron
(From Catholic Near East July – August 2000)
We remember our President, John Cardinal O’Connor.

Catholics, Jews and the Papal Pilgrimage
(From Catholic Near East July – August 2000)
Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to the Holy Land sparks a lively dialogue.

A Rock and a Hard Place
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1998)
Msgr. Stern describes his interfaith journey to Israel and Rome and explains why St. Peter was a central figure.

Dialogue for Peace
text by Michele Chabin
photographs by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1998)
Palestinians and Israeli Jews work together for justice and peace in the Holy Land.

Learning to Live Together
text by Michele Chabin
photographs by Miriam Sushman
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1997)
In the quiet following the Israeli-Arab conflict, dialogue workshops surface in an effort to improve relations between Arabs and Jews.

A Historic Agreement
by Archbishop Renato R. Martino, J.C.D.
(From Catholic Near East March – April 1994)
A “fundamental agreement” is drawn in an attempt to improve relations between the Holy See and the state of Israel.

from News

Bishop Stresses Need to Remember the Holocaust
Catholic News Service (26 April 2011)
In a letter to a leading rabbi, Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento stressed the need to “purposefully remember” the Holocaust to ensure that “never again will such dark evil prevail.”

Holocaust Survivor Represents Israel at Pope John Paul’s Beatification
Catholic News Service (2 May 2011)
In an unusual move, the Israeli government sent an official delegate to the beatification of Pope John Paul II, choosing a government official who survived the Holocaust because he was entrusted to a Catholic family.

Church Teachings on Judaism
Catholic News Service (5 November 2012)
As the Catholic Church marks the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, many are now revisiting and studying its proceedings over the years 1962-1965. The council and its 16 resulting documents addressed relations between the Catholic Church and the world.

Bishop Affirms Importance of Catholic-Jewish Relations
Catholic News Service (16 January 2013)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs agreed with the Vatican spokesman that derogatory comments about Jews by the head of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X were “unacceptable” in a letter to members of the U.S.C.C.B. Catholic-Jewish dialogues.

Cardinal O’Connor’s Mother Was Convert From Judaism, Research Shows
Catholic News Service (1 May 2014)
NEW YORK (CNS) — Cardinal John J. O’Connor, who as archbishop of New York cultivated and cherished his strong ties with the Jewish community, was born of a mother who was born Jewish.

from Blog Content

Pope Expresses Gratitude for ‘Deepening Dialogue’ with Jewish Leaders
The pope met with Jewish leaders in Berlin to promote inter-religious unity.

Picture of the Day: Building Friendship
The pope and the rabbi

Picture of the Day:
Sharing Through the Grapevine

Working against anti-Semitism

Picture of the Day: A Night of Harmony in Rome
A concert of sacred music

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