REVIEW: The World Jewish Congress: 1936 to 2016 sheds light on the backstory of Nostra Aetate, and gives a glimpse into how people of good will on either side of other millennia-old divisions, whether Sunni and Shia, or Muslim and Hindi, can chart a way to true reconciliation.
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“Christians, to understand themselves, cannot fail to refer to their Jewish roots, and the Church, while professing salvation through faith in Christ, recognizes the irrevocability of the Old Covenant and the constant and faithful love of God for Israel,” he said Jan. 17.
Orthodox rabbis’ praise of Christianity as a ‘gift to the nations’ comes shortly after the Vatican’s statements marking the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate.
The Second Vatican Council ushered in a sea change in relations between the Church and the Jewish people with the declaration Nostra Aetate.
The Oct. 28 papal general audience focused on interreligious dialogue.
The bronze statue depicts two figures — signifying Christianity and Judaism — sitting beside each other and displaying their sacred texts in postures of dialogue.