- Dec 14, 2019
The French bishops’ conference has condemned rising anti-Semitism in the country, as official data showed a massive increase of attacks, prompting new government measures.
Bishop Frank Caggiano condemned Anti-Semitism following the painting of a swastika found on the cathedral doors in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
A recent survey of Jewish people living in the European Union found that over a quarter of respondents had been the victims of anti-Jewish harassment over the past year.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx protested against the increase in violence against Jews in Germany during a remembrance ceremony marking the 80th Anniversary of the 1938 Kristallnacht and November pogrom in Wurzburg.
Parishes throughout the Diocese of Pittsburgh will take up a special collection for the three Jewish congregations that worship at the Tree of Life Synagogue, which was attacked by a gunman.
“A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite,” Pope Francis told a Jewish delegation in the wake of an anti-Semitic attack in the U.S. “It would be a contradiction of faith and life.”