In a letter to the editor of the Miami Herald, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said that one of the leading candidates to replace Pope Benedict XVI is an anti-Semite.
The cardinals who will pick Pope Benedict’s successor are mostly arch-conservatives. But don’t be surprised if the next pope is a progressive who transforms relations with Jews.
It’s been five years since the death of Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, who converted from Judaism. His absence weighs heavily on an increasingly uncertain nation.