VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI made reconciliation with traditionalist Catholics a top priority, but was roundly criticized when one of the rehabilitated bishops turned out to be a vocal Holocaust denier.
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(RNS) The head of a schismatic traditionalists recently labeled Jews “enemies of the Church.” And while that statement could have sparked an interfaith crisis, it’s instead motivated Catholic leaders to directly repudiate him with strongly worded pledges of friendship with Jews.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Catholic Church reaffirmed its commitment to dialogue with Jews after the head of a breakaway conservative group labeled Jews as “enemies of the Church.” By Alessandro Speciale.
(RNS) Pope Benedict XVI has reportedly told the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) that they must accept the Second Vatican Council, a move that might seal the fate of years of negotiations to bring the group fully back into the Catholic fold. By Alessandro Speciale.