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    • American Catholic
    • 18.01.07 | 19:52 (IST)

    As one who was chaticized after the Second Vatican Council, I was not taught the Church's guilt in the millenia and a half of Christian persecution of the Chosen people. I had to learn it on my own. We have taken the first small steps in the right direction, and if I understand my Chaticism correctly, all forms of anti-Semitism are a mortal sin requiring severe penance of a believing Catholic. Thus, these public manifestations of anti-Semitism are mortally sinful, and the Church is guilty of leading believers into mortal sin. As a believeing Catholic myself, I consider this a crisis for my Church as well as an obscene insult for which I, personally, apologise.

    from the article: Pro-Israel group asks Pope to remove anti-Semitism from religious art
    First published 00:00 18.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.01.07
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