Source: Breaking Israel News
By: Lea Speyer
In a landmark document, the Vatican announced on Thursday that Catholics should stop missionizing Jews and should work with Jews to combat anti-Semitism.
According to the document, which was released by the Vatican’s Commission for Religious Relations with Jews, God never annulled his covenant with the Jewish people and “the Church is therefore obliged to view evangelization to Jews, who believe in the one God, in a different manner from that to people of other religions and world views.”
The document also called on Catholics to express particular sensitivity to the impact of the Holocaust on Jewish history, using the Hebrew term Shoah to refer to the Holocaust. The Vatican pledged “to do all that is possible with our Jewish friends to repel anti-Semitic tendencies.”
“A Christian can never be an anti-Semite, especially because of the Jewish roots of Christianity,” the document stated.
Read more at http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/55986/vatican-catholics-stop-missionizing-jews-biblical-zionism/#yoqRtzSbTDcimWGR.99
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