Religious dialogue

New Dialogue Leader Off To Bad Start

Vatican official charged with fostering Jewish-Catholic relations reignites tensions over Pope Pius XII canonization.

Staff Writer

The Vatican’s new leader of dialogue with the Jewish community came to the United States for the first time in his new position last week to help open a new interfaith center.

But he ended up reopening a division between Catholics and most Jews.

JTS’ Librarian for Special Collections Jerry Schwarzbard, left, and Kurt Cardinal Koch look over the Prato Haggadah.
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