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Catholics Must Accept Vatican II on Judaism
Catholic News Service (18 May 2012)
ROME (CNS) — The Catholic Church’s relationship to Judaism as taught by the Second Vatican Council and the interpretations and developments of that teaching by subsequent popes, “are binding on a Catholic,” said the Vatican official responsible for relations with the Jews.

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.

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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)

Picture of the Day: The Pope Visits Rome's Synagogue
In this image from 2010, Pope Benedict XVI visits Rome's main synagogue on 17 January.

Picture of the Day: The Pope as Pilgrim of Peace
In October of 2011, Pope Benedict made a pilgrimage to Assisi to meet with other religious leaders and mark the 25th anniversary of the first interfaith gathering for peace.

Thoughts on Easter and Passover
In the embedded video, CNEWA's external affairs officer, Rev. Elias Mallon, S.A., Ph.D., discusses the significance of Easter and Passover, and of their proximity to one another.

CNEWA Connections: On Forgiveness
How the three great religions teach about mercy and forgiveness

CNEWA Connections: Pilgrim People
The idea of pilgrimage in the three monotheistic faiths of the Middle East

CNEWA Connections: The Meaning of Charity
How charity is practiced and defined in different faiths

CNEWA Connections: Season of Light
Meaning of light in Christianity