Sunday, September 12, 2010

Pope Benedict XVI renews ties with Roman Jewish community

Pope Benedict XVI expressed his hope that Jews and Catholics would work together, in a renewed effort, to bring peace and justice to a troubled world.

Benedict sent a communication to Rome's chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Signi, to mark the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. In his telegram, the pontiff sent his greetings to Rome's Jewish community, on behalf of all Catholics everywhere.

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