Ruth Gruber

Pope Francis Heading to Holy Land With Rabbi and Imam as Interfaith Wing Men

With a rabbi and a Muslim sheik as his travel companions, Pope Francis is heading to the Middle East with what he hopes will be a powerful message of interfaith respect.

Message of Tolerance: Pope John Paul II, shown here at the Western Wall, is credited with dramatically improving relations between Catholics and Jews.

Two Popes Who Changed the World for Jews

Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be declared Catholic saints on April 27. Ruth Gruber explains it’s fitting the move comes on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day.