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Dolan Steers Clear Of Troubling Issues

In shul visit, he praises state of Jewish-Catholic relations, sidesteps Pius canonization.

04/27/2010
Staff Writer

A year after he became head of New York City’s Roman Catholic community, Archbishop Timothy Dolan visited a prominent Manhattan synagogue last Thursday, praising the state of Jewish-Catholic relations and calling for increased dialogue between Jews and Catholics.
 

Archbishop Dolan, right, with Park East’s Rabbi Arthur Schneier, visited shul two year after Pope Benedict appeared there.

Talking To The Vatican

04/07/2010

 What is there to say about a Catholic Church that has been engaged in dialogue with American Jewish groups for decades yet, in recent months, seems shamefully unaware of Jewish sensitivities – or shamefully indifferent?

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