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Jewish Leaders Denounce Traditionalist’s Remarks
Catholic News Service (21 October 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Jewish groups have called on the Vatican to suspend reconciliation talks with a traditionalist group after one of its bishops argued that the Jewish people were responsible for the death of Jesus.

Israeli Ambassador on Holy Land Tattoos
Catholic News Service (9 December 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Intellectual curiosity about a very particular aspect of Christian pilgrimages to Jerusalem has gotten under the skin of Israel’s ambassador to the Holy See.

Pope and Jewish Leader Discuss Economic Values
Catholic News Service (14 December 2011)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The free market is the economic model that seems most consonant with biblical teaching, but the global economic crisis demonstrates that, without moral values, the market economy can implode, said Great Britain’s chief rabbi.

Vatican-Jewish Dialogue
Catholic News Service (2 April 2012)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — A Vatican-Jewish dialogue commission said moderation, honesty and a fair distribution of world resources are the ingredients for a more just economic order.

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.

Jewish Leaders Praise Pope’s Election
Catholic News Service (18 March 2013)
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said he plans renewed cooperation to further Catholic-Jewish relations and hopes to contribute to a world where all people live in harmony with the “will of the creator.”

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.

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The Other Man From Galilee
Father Elias Mallon discusses meeting Archbishop Elias Chacour at a recent symposium organized by the Sheptytsky Institute and CNEWA.

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Picture of the Day: Festival of Lights
An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish couple lights candles on the third night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. (photo: CNS/Debbie Hill)

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Picture of the Day: Passover
Matzo and drops of wine are seen on a plate at a Seder table. The Jewish ritual feast is celebrated during Passover, the commemoration of the deliverance of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery. (photo: CNS/Nancy Phelan Wiechec)

“I Marvel at God’s Mysterious Ways”
Family Discovers Cardinal O’Connor’s Jewish Roots

Today Catholic New York, the newspaper for the Archdiocese of New York, revealed that Cardinal John O’Connor’s mother was a convert from Judaism.

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