A recent concert of the work of Arvo Pärt at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church offered a perfect performance of the composer’s tintinnabuli style
Pope Francis is depicting his internal opponents as stubborn legalists and Pharisees, evoking for one Italian rabbi anti-Jewish stereotypes.
Burik, who was raised as a Reform Jew, with a Jewish mother and Catholic father, chose St. Ignatius College Prep’s team instead of the fourth-best public school in Illinois, Whitney Young, because of St. Ignatius’ “faith-based learning.”
Vandals destroyed dozens of crosses at a cemetery in a Catholic monastery near Jerusalem.
The Vatican no longer encourages Catholics to convert Jews. J.J. Goldberg says that if this idea spreads, it could put missionary groups like Jews for Jesus out of business.
Jewish leaders met with Pope Francis in Rome on the 50th anniversary of the Nostra Aetate, the declaration promulgated by Pope Paul VI that led to improved relations between Jews and Catholics.
The arrival of Pope Francis in America and the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s landmark declaration, Nostra Aetate, have allowed us, as Jews, to marvel at the revolutionary developments in our relations with the Catholic Church in the past half-century.
Catholic mom Cindy Skrzycki has a message for Pope Francis: She wants him to reform the Church’s policy on female ordination — by taking a lesson from her rabbi daughter.
The Catholic Church’s teaching about Jews often had tragic consequences for Jewish communities. But that all changed fifty years ago — and, as Pope Francis approaches, David Fox Sandmel reminds us why.
He may keep a rosary in his desk, but Jessica Levy’s husband is also taking time off work to attend Rosh Hashanah services. Here’s how the two religious identities happily coexist.