Cardinal Lustiger - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jack K.
    • 11.08.07 | 17:56 (IDT)

    I am moved and surprised by the person of Cardinal Lustiger. I did not know that the Catholic Church could tolerate such a priest, and then to elevate him to be a Cardinal... However, if we consider his jewishness not as a religious identity but of ethnic origin alone, then it can be understood. However, there is another term for that idendity, it is Israleli. An Israeli Catholic is not a controversial term.(compared to the terms Jewish Cardinal or Jewish Catholic) On the other hand, we have the "Jews for Jesus" movement...I wonder what the Cardinal would have thought of them.

    from the article: 'He'd say kaddish for his mother'
    First published 00:00 07.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.08.07
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