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Jews and Christians in Germany: Responsibility in Today's Pluralistic Society

Central Committee of German Catholics | 31.10.2005

English translation of a statement issued March 16, 2005, by the Discussion Group 'Jews and Christians' of the Central Committee of German Catholics. … [more]

Nostra Aetate (revised translation)

Vatican II | 30.09.2005

The 'Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions' issued by the Second Vatican Council in October, 1965.  Section 4 deals with Christian-Jewish relations.  A revised translation in inclusive language. … [more]

Address of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on the Occasion of His Visit to the Synagogue of Cologne, August 19, 2005

Benedict XVI | 20.08.2005

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The Jewish People and their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible

Pontifical Biblical Commission | 01.07.2003

That an intimate relationship exists between them is undeniable. A closer examination, however, reveals that this is not a straightforward relationship, but a very complex one that ranges from perfect accord on some points to one of great tension on others. A careful study is therefore necessary. The Biblical Commission has devoted the past few years to this study. The results, which make no claim of being exhaustive, are presented here in three chapters. … [more]

Communiqué - Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

Kasper, Walter | 31.08.2001

Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity: Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. Cardinal Walter Kasper, President of the Holy See's Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, comments on the controversy about the work of the International Catholic-Jewish Historical Commission, which was charged with studying the role of the Vatican during the Second World War, especially as concerns the Holocaust. … [more]

Jubilee: Renewing Our Common Bonds with the Jewish Community

Permanent Council of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops | 12.10.2000

Episcopal Commission for Ecumenism. Released October 13, 2000 … [more]

Universal Prayer: Confession of Sins and Asking for Forgiveness

Pope John Paul II and Cardinals | 11.03.2000

March 12, 2000 … [more]

Response to Vatican Holocaust Document March 6, 2000

Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales. Committee for Catholic | 05.03.2000

The Committee for Catholic-Jewish Relations of the Catholic Bishops" Conference of England and Wales, is issuing a response to the Vatican document on the Holocaust. "We Remember: a reflection on the Shoah" was published by the Vatican Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews in 1998. … [more]

Memory and Reconciliation: The Church and the Faults of the Past

International Theological Commission | 11.12.1999

The study of the topic "The Church and the Faults of the Past" was proposed to the International Theological Commission by its President, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, in view of the celebration of the Jubilee Year 2000. … [more]

Statement: Letter to the Jewish Community of Italy

Catholic Bishops of Italy | 30.03.1998

The Italian Bishops' statement came in the form of a letter, delivered to Prof. Elio Toaff, the chief rabbi of Rome, and Dr. Tullia Zevi, the president of the Jewish Community of Italy. March 1998 … [more]