New Vatican Document on the Importance of the Jewish Scriptures for the Church


The Pontifical Biblical Commission has published a 200-page study entitled The Jewish People and Their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible [more]

Pope Calls for Interreligious Day of Prayer for Peace


Pope John Paul II has invited representatives of the world's religions to join in a Day of Prayer for Peace at Assisi, Italy, on January 24, 2002. … [more]

Australian Repentance Service at Anniversary of Night of Broken Glass


Christians assembled to confess their sorrow for the two thousand years of persecution of Jews. … [more]

Documentary Video on Christian-Jewish Relations Available


A two-hour television special on Christian-Jewish relations that has been shown widely on Public Television in the United States is now available as a video. … [more]

ICCJ honors founder of


Fritz Voll, founder of this Web site, was honored with the Interfaith Gold Medallion "Peace through Dialogue" at a meeting of the regional Council of Christians and Jews on 1 November 2001. … [more]

Council of U.S. Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations Being Formed


An organizational meeting of a proposed coordinating council of centers and institutes on Christian-Jewish relations in the United States was held October 28-29 in New York City. … [more]

Lutheran-Jewish consultation considers antisemitism, condemns terrorist attacks


Hungary - Some 60 Lutheran and Jewish representatives from 15 countries gathered at the Manreza Conference Center near Budapest, Hungary, 9-13 September 2001 to discuss the theme 'Antisemitism and Anti-Judaism Today.' … [more]

Jewish Scholars on Joint Historical Commission Reply to Cardinal Kasper


Jewish scholars of an interfaith team formed to study the Vatican's role in World War II lashed out against what they deemed 'inflammatory'and 'totally unjustified' Vatican attacks, and renewed their calls for more access to the Holy See's archives. … [more]

The International Council of Christians and Jews writes to Cardinal Kasper regarding recent controversies


Deeply concerned by the public controversies and recriminations relating to the international Catholic-Jewish Historians Commission's decision to halt its research into the role of the Holy See during World War II, ICCJ General Secretary, Rev. Friedhelm Pieper on behalf of the Council's Executive Board on 29 August 2001 wrote to Cardinal Kasper … [more]

Cardinal Kasper comments on Joint Historical Commission controversy


Cardinal Walter Kasper, President of the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, has issued a statement reviewing the controversy about the International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission … [more]