Loving Our Jewish Neighbor

In 1986, St. John Paul II visited a Rome synagogue and said: “You are our dearly beloved brothers and, in a certain way, it could be said that you are our elder brothers.” Isn’t this why, at the deepest level, the sin of anti-Semitism stands condemned? Not just as a breach against charity, but as an affront to faith, to be denounced therefore as a form of heresy.