The New York Times asked four experts, including NCR's John Allen, for their take on Pope Benedict's remarks at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. "Whatever the disappointments from the Yad Vashem visit, they’re not indicative of a pope with a lack of respect for Judaism, or one who’s indifferent to either anti-Semitism or the memory of the Holocaust," says Allen. What do you think?
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In This Issue
- Francis' encyclical an urgent call to prevent world of 'debris, desolation and filth'
- Editorial: Churches can lead the fight against racism
- New family synod document a mixture of welcome, criticism of modern life
- Special Section: Women Today [Print only]
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by Patrick C. Beeman, Arthur Fitzmaurice NCR Today