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Jews and Catholics In the Era of Pope Francis

Dear Editors;

Jews and Catholics befriended each other long before their respective institutional hierarchies conferred permission to do so.

Dorothy Day’s, Catholic Worker foundress, closest friends for twenty plus years included: Mike Gold, Judith Malina, Julian Beck and Rayna Simons

When my hero Lenny Zakim of ADL in Boston died, half of the congregants at his memorial service were Christian. Bernard Cardinal Law showed up, but that was an afterthought to people like me.

Gene Roman
Bronx, NY

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