Rev. Vill and anti-Catholic bigotry - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David Turner
    • 17.01.06 | 16:11 (IST)

    I can understand the reverend's discomfort over the testimony leading the accusation that yet another pope is implicated in crimes against the Jewish people, and other innocents during and following Shoah. But this discomfort is based on denial, allowing faith to overcome logic. Or perhaps an elected ignorance about the conduct of his church prior to, during and following the Holocaust. Not a very good basis upon which to accuse the victims of nearly 2,000 years of what amounts to a continuing holocaust, the slaughter of Europes Jews during the Crusades, the Inquisition and endless pogroms which spanned the centuries and even included Polish Catholics attacking Jews trying to return home from Europes death camps following Shoah. Rev, Vill, faith clouding facts only perputuates the past. Read more, wish less.

    from the article: Tied up in the Rat Lines
    First published 00:00 15.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.01.06
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