Pope speaks on positive role of Pharisees in Jewish tradition
May 09, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: Speaking on May 9 to participants in a conference on Jesus and the Pharisees, organized by the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Pope Francis spoke against “a negative image of the Pharisees, often without a concrete basis in the Gospel accounts.” He remarked: “For many Jews, however, the Pharisees are the founders of rabbinic Judaism and hence their own spiritual forbears.”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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