Catholic Church

The Death’s Head Chess Club and other novels of Holocaust kitsch.

May 8 2015 12:01AM

The late chief rabbi of Rome was an example of what Jews and Christians can do together.

April 23 2015 12:01AM

In addition to his influential philosophical and theological writings, the eminent German Catholic thinker Dietrich von Hildebrand was a vocal opponent of Nazism—unlike many of his. . .

Dec. 4 2014 12:01AM

To fight anti-Semitism, Europe needs to rebuild its cultural foundations. That project starts with the Church.

Oct. 23 2014 12:01AM

Striving for a new theology to account for restored Jewish sovereignty, a Catholic priest ended by condemning Israel as fervently as he had admired it.

Jonathan Yudelman
Jan. 17 2014 12:00AM

The Vatican’s refusal to grant a church funeral to Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke is emblematic of its growing rapprochement with Jews and with. . .

Michael Curtis
Nov. 1 2013 12:00AM

A recent study of the transformation in Catholic doctrine on the Jews reveals how the movement for change began before the Holocaust.

Samuel Freedman
Oct. 17 2013 12:00AM

Pace Joseph Bottum, the threat of cultural isolation is not a good enough reason for conservative religions to abandon their opposition to gay marriage. 

David P. Goldman
Aug. 30 2013 12:00AM

Why does Nahmanides, medieval champion of Judaism against the Catholic Church, say that the Babylonian exile annulled the covenant?

Bezalel Naor
Aug. 28 2013 12:00AM

Two new biographies of Pius XII suggest that, although he was no Nazi sympathizer, his diplomatic accommodations suited Hitler’s long-term purposes, including toward the Jews.

John Cornwell
June 17 2013 12:00AM