Israeli Ambassador to the Holy See Raphael Schutz meets with Pope Francis on February 2, 2024. | Credit: Vatican Media

In Letter, Pope Francis laments ‘terrible increase’ in attacks against Jews

Feb 3, 2024

In a letter addressed to “my Jewish brothers and sisters in Israel" and released today, Pope Francis lamented the “terrible increase in attacks against Jews around the world” that has taken place since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war last October.

Zubair Simonson, OFS, is a convert who was raised Muslim. | Credit: The Journey Home/EWTN Global Catholic Network

From Hatred to Love: Christmas Reflections of a Muslim Convert to Catholicism

Dec 29, 2023

For Zubair Simonson, Hamas’ propaganda efforts do great harm to the Palestinian people, who end up paying the price of the war with their innocent blood.

Father Patrick Desbois leads Yahad-In Unum, an organization created to the locate the sites of mass graves of Jewish victims of WWII Nazi mobile killing units. | Credit: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty Images

French priest and Holocaust expert counters attempts to exploit Jesus for anti-Israel agenda

Dec 28, 2023

Father Patrick Desbois said in an interview this week that “if he had been born today, Jesus would be a target of missiles or a hostage in Gaza.”

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square Nov. 13, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Pope Francis Denounces Rise in Anti-Semitism 

Nov 13, 2019

Pope Francis denounced rising anti-Semitism Wednesday as an attitude that is inhumane and unchristian.