To embrace such a development will require them to put aside centuries of theological doctrine. Will they prove able to do so? Should they?
Recent popes have indeed been friendlier to Jews than any before. But realizing the full implications of that friendship could take generations.
Yitzḥak Halevi Herzog and the hidden children.
His father’s pleas to FDR accomplished little.
Sheltered by Catholics during World War II, some children never learned that they were Jews.
After decades, Pius XII’s files will be revealed.
Benedict XVI’s new essay.
Jews know what those who mean harm can do with sensitive information.
This question, and the tensions generated by it, underlie any discussion of Jewish–Christian relations.
In the debate over the place of Christianity vis-à-vis secular liberal culture, let the Church speak for itself.
For traditional Jews and Catholics alike, liberalism has presented parallel but different dangers; so has anti-liberalism.
In play again are bitterly contested questions about the Catholic Church, about religion and politics, and—inevitably—about Christianity’s relation to Judaism and the Jews.
How not to have a conversation between faiths.