Do papal overtures to Muslims compromise the Church’s relationship with Jews?

When Pope Francis was elected in 2013, the forecast among those invested in Jewish-Catholic dialogue generally was rosy. And yet, the fact of the matter is Pope Francis long has had a Jewish problem, and it’s come to the fore anew amid the current war in Gaza. As history’s first pope from the developing world, Francis feels sympathy for the Palestinian cause.
 

 

 

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