Sunday, January 17, 2010

Pope Benedict XVI (R) shakes hands with former chief rabbi Elio Toaff at Rome's main synagogue January 17, 2010.

Pope Benedict XVI chats with Rome's Chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni during his visit at the Synagogue of Rome in Rome, Italy. In the Pope's comments he claimed that the Vatican had made attempts to save Jews during the Second World War, and also apologized for Christian responsibility for anti-Semitism and urged Jews and Christians 'to come together to strengthen the bonds which unite us and to continue to travel together along the path of reconciliation and fraternity'.

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