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    • Gita
    • 28.12.09 | 18:21 (IST)

    The present pope is continually criticised by some Jews, no matter what he does, or what he has written on the Jews and their permanent and eternal covenantal relation with G-d. He wants the Catholic-Jewish relations to progress still more, as anyone knows who have really studied his writings and speeches. But the poor man has been unfortunate enough to have been born a German and it seems Jews will hold that against him, consciously and unconsciously. Too bad.

    from the article: Why has Pope Benedict chosen now to beatify Nazi-era pontiff?
    First published 13:40 28.12.09 | Last updated 13:40 28.12.09
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