Holy See urged human rights be “observed and respected in relation to the children of Israel” a quarter of a century before start of Holocaust, reveals Vatican Secretary of State
“We must not look away when Jews are insulted or attacked”, urges chair of Catholic Bishops’ Conference commission for relations with Judaism, Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr
German Bishops’ chair Georg Bätzing: “Terror in the name of religion perverts the name of God… We need religions to deliver what they promise: to bring about peace”
“Christianity has its roots in Judaism… Jesus is and remains a son of the people of Israel”, Vatican ecumenism head Cardinal Kurt Koch reaffirms in a message lauding ‘Nostra aetate’
Migrants and refugees often arrive in the UK traumatised by the lives they’ve left behind and by the dangerous journeys they’ve had to endure to reach some semblance of safety.
On Saturday, 22 August, the President of the Jewish community in Graz, Austria, Elie Rosen, was attacked on the premises of the synagogue.
Christians are “obliged” to stand up to anti-Semitism, German Cardinal Reinhard Marx has insisted, adding, in an allusion to the Holocaust, that “we must not… look away again”.