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Marshall Breger, professor, law, was quoted in a Haaretz story about Pope Francis's relationship with Judaism. See below.

Why Jews Believe Pope Francis Feels Bond in His 'Kishkes'

From: Haaretz
Date: Sept. 19, 2015
Author: The Forward and Nathan Guttman

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Francis is also the first pope who did not have any direct contact with the Holocaust, noted Marshall Breger, a law professor at The Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law who had been involved in decades of interreligious meetings between Jews and Catholics. Growing up in Argentina, the future pontiff had only secondhand knowledge of the historic genocide. Nevertheless, said Breger, who is a traditionally observant Jew, “he has shown tremendous openness to the spiritual concerns and sensitivities Jews have.”

 

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