Tag archive for ‘Pope Francis’
Itamar Eichner On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

The Israeli Artist Who Presents the Pop With Largest Bible Illustration

  Artist and painter Avner Moriah was invited to meet Wednesday with Pope Francis to introduce the book of Exodus (Shemot), which he illustrated. The book joins the book of Genesis (Bereshit) given by Moriah More...

Lilach Weissman On Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Pope Francis Slams Donald Trump — Or Does He?

Pope Francis has made some remarks which were highly critical of Donald Trump. But the Pontiff was careful never to specifically name the Republican Presidential nominee. Pope Francis spoke at the World Meeting More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Pope Francis: Church Should Apologize to Gays and Other Marginalized Groups

Catholics and other Christians not only must apologize to the gay community, they must ask forgiveness of God for ways they have discriminated against homosexual persons or fostered hostility toward them, Pope More...

News On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Vatican: Iran Must Join Fight Against Terrorism

Pope Francis held talks with Iran’s president at the Vatican Tuesday, urged Iran to back peace efforts in the Middle East as the Islamic Republic’s emergence from international isolation took a significant More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

‘Attacks on Jews Are Anti-Semitism, as Are Attacks on Israel, ’ Pope Francis Tells Jewish Leader

Pope Francis welcomed more than 100 leaders of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) on Wednesday and issued a strong condemnation of anti-Semitism. At a private audience with WJC President Ronald S. Lauder in the morning, More...

JNS On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Pope Francis U.N. Speech Renews Call for World to Help Mideast Christians

    Pope Francis renewed his call for the international community to do more to stop the persecution of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East and Africa during his address to world leaders More...

JNS On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Palestinians Angered by Israeli ‘Sanhedrin’ Decision to Put Pope Francis on Trial

A Palestinian member of the al-Fatah Revolutionary Council has condemned the self-declared Israeli Sanhedrin’s recent letter to Pope Francis, which demands that the pope rescind his recognition of the “State More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

European Orthodox Rabbis Meet With Pope Francis in Rome for First Time

  Pope Francis met on Monday with a delegation from the Conference of European Rabbis, marking the first such meeting since the conference was founded nearly six decades ago. The encounter came ahead of More...

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Pope Says Catholics Should Not ‘Breed Like Rabbits’

Originally published by The Jewish Press Catholics should be “responsible” parents and not “breed like rabbits, ” Pope Francis commented to reporters while traveling from the Philippines Monday. He still More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Israeli Singer Chen Reiss Performs at Vatican’s Christmas Mass

Israeli opera singer Chen Reiss from Holon performed at the Christmas Mass at the Vatican’s St. Peter Basilica. Around 8, 000 people attended, with many others standing outside. An estimated 700 million More...

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