- Jun 14, 2021
With Passover and Easter just around the corner, leaders from New York City’s Catholic and Jewish communities expressed their mutual conviction that God is present in their people’s suffering and warned about complacency in Catholic-Jewish relations.
After the uproar caused by his words regarding Chile’s clerical abuse scandals and the role of women in the Church, the newly appointed auxiliary bishop of Santiago apologized for his comments.
As of last month when the Israeli government passed legislation to define itself as “the Nation-State of the Jewish People,” a new source of tension has emerged: Christians and Muslims in Israel are charging that the new bill is not only not necessary, but also discriminatory against minority populations.
Crux’s associate editor and business manager Shannon Levitt, who’s Jewish, reflects on the peculiar Catholic education she’s received by being married to editor John Allen, and in particular what it’s taught her about the magic of Rome.
A new institute in Jerusalem has been awarded $2.2 million to help Christians and Jews study Jewish texts, launching what’s being billed as a new kind of Jewish-Christian cooperation. The Herzl Institute was awarded what’s being called the first ever multimillion-dollar grant in Jewish theology by the U.S-based Templeton Foundation,