A Friend of the Jews

Has the Catholic Church changed?

Dani Dayan, chairman of Yad Vashem (World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Israel), held a private audience at the Vatican on June 9 with Pope Francis. Following the meeting, Dayan described the pope as a friend and an ally in the mission to defeat anti-Semitism. “It is the first time the pope has received, in a private audience, the chairman of Yad Vashem, and I think that this shows the world the importance that Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church, attributes to the remembrance of the Holocaust and the fight against anti-Semitism,” Dayan said. While many hope that Jews will be able to live in peace—major conflicts are on the horizon.

“Never forget you have a friend here,” the pope told Dayan.

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