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Fencing is pictured at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland.
Gina Christian – OSV News
An annual commemoration of the Nazi genocide of the Jewish people has become more crucial than ever amid a rise in antisemitism and Russia’s war on Ukraine, say scholars of Jewish-Catholic relations.
Arts & CultureBooks
Marcia Pally
In this excerpt from her new book on Leondard Cohen, Marcia Pally examines his use of Jewish and Christian biblical images in the singer-swongwriter’s lyrics.
Arts & CulturePodcasts
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
This week on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” Gloria speaks with Binta Niambi Brown, a talent manager in the music and entertainment industry, about the need for Catholics to denounce Kanye West’s anti-Black and antisemitic remarks.
Politics & SocietyInterviews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
“Whether it be directed towards people of color, immigrants, Jews, Muslims, hatred is never acceptable,” said the archbishop of Washington and Catholic co-chair of the National Council of Synagogues consultation for the U.S.C.C.B.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
In an interview with America, Cardinal Wilton Gregory said that Catholics have an obligation to be well-informed about the news, especially when antisemitic comments or actions are prevalent.
President Truman's envoy to the Vatican, Myron C. Taylor, left, has an audience with Pope Pius XII at Castelgandolfo near Rome, on Aug. 26, 1947. (AP Photo/Luigi Felici, File)
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
The documentation, published amid renewed debate about the legacy of the World War II-era pope, contains 2,700 files of requests for Vatican help from Jewish groups and families.