Daily Archives: January 17, 2010

Pope at Rome synagogue: ‘May these wounds be healed forever!’

UPDATE: Full story. ROME — Visiting the Rome synagogue this afternoon, Pope Benedict strongly reaffirmed the church’s commitment to dialogue with the Jews and its modern teachings against anti-Semitism. He also recalled the church’s request for forgiveness for the failings of Christians … Continue reading

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Pope: Synagogue visit shows climate of respect, dialogue

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict looked ahead to his visit Sunday afternoon to the Jewish synagogue in Rome, saying at his noon blessing that despite Catholic-Jewish problems, the overall climate between the two religions was one of respect and dialogue. … Continue reading

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Pope following Haiti tragedy

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict spoke about the disastrous earthquake in Haiti at his noon blessing today, expressing sadness at the death of Archbishop Joseph Miot of Port-au-Prince as well as the many others who lost their lives. As the Catholic … Continue reading

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