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Jewish-Catholic dialogue deplores persecution of Christians

Catholic World News - August 19, 2014

The Jewish-Catholic dialogue sponsored by the National Council of Synagogues and the Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has denounced the increased persecution of Christians.

“As spiritual leaders of both Catholic and Jewish communities throughout the US, we join together to express our mounting concern over the increasing number of violent acts directed against Christian sacred sites and against Christians themselves across the world,” the August 14 statement began.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Rabbi David Straus, who signed the statement, added that “we deplore all acts of religious persecution no matter their target … We urge world political and religious leaders to join in condemning unequivocally acts of aggression, intolerance and violence against religious communities and their sacred sites.”

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