WJC President Ronald S. Lauder expresses gratitude for His Holiness’s “extraordinary efforts to strengthening Catholic-Jewish relations, and for his dedication to seeing a true and lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians.”
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Pope: Jews and Christians can pave the way for peace
Pope addresses a delegation of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), saying the shared religious heritage of Jews and Christians should be an incentive to act together for fraternity and peace in a broken world.
By Correspondent from Vatican News
Welcoming members of the Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) lead by its President Ronald S. Lauder, on Tuesday, Pope Francis said the common religious heritage of Jews and Christians should be seen as an “incentive to act together” for a more fraternal and peaceful world.