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- Historical Recognition of John XXIII by Israeli City
Ashdot City dedicated a street to Angelo Roncalli and Raoul Wallenberg
Ashdod, one of the oldest cities in the world, and currently Israel’s largest port, will dedicate one of its streets to Angelo Roncalli, Pope John XXIII (1881-1963), in recognition of his work to save a large number of Jews during World War II.
The fifth largest [...]
- Jewish friend of Pope Francis: “[He] stood out for his closeness to minorities”
“He wore a normal jacket and used public transportation, but at the same time, he is a very cultured man”
“I am moved,” said Baruch Tenembaum, founder of the Raoul Wallenberg Foundation, an Argentine Jew and longtime personal friend of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Pope Francis I.
Temembaum, a pioneer of interreligious dialogue amongst Christians, Muslims and Jews [...]