From 1555 to 1870 Rome's Jews were forced to live in a ghetto, behind locked gates, and treated as pariahs "by order of the Vatican". That type of treatment for over 300 years does not and ought not endear the Vatican to most Jews. The current Pope talks a good line, but let's see some positive action from him towards Israel.
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from the article: Rabbi calls Israel's treatment of Vatican 'outrageous'