And that is precisely the difference between Judaism and Christianity: Judaism requires a conscience and accountability for one's actions, whereas Christianity is more concerned with belief. Just because the Church canonizes a bigot doesn't make him a saint in everyone's eyes. When faith informs positive and loving actions, that is the ideal. When faith fans the flames of hatred, that, sir in my book, isn't a faith at all - it's a political system bent on destruction of a perceived enemy which may or may not be such. Christianity built itself up - and justifies its continued existence - by making Jews and others look bad in its adherents' eyes, and that's not just shameful, it's sinful...
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from the article: Benedict at Auschwitz: unanswered questions