Citing Erosion of ‘Mutual Respect,’ Catholic Church in France Issues Clarion Call Against Antisemitism
by Algemeiner Staff
February 2, 2021
The leading bishops of the Catholic Church in France published an emotional declaration against antisemitism on Monday, emphasizing that the “importance of the Jewish roots of Christianity must be recalled now more than ever.” The declaration — signed by Monseigneur Éric de Moulins-Beaufort, president of the Conference of Bishops of France, and four of his senior colleagues — was unveiled at a short ceremony on Monday in the presence of French Jewish leaders. The text noted that France had been shocked by the brutal murder of four people last year at the hands of Islamist assailants: high school teacher Samuel Paty, who was beheaded in broad daylight in a Paris street on Oct. 16, and three worshipers at a church in Nice, one of whom was beheaded, on Oct. 29. READ MORE
WASHINGTON TIMES Clifford May: U.N. General Assembly simply remembering the Holocaust is insufficient Year after year, even on International Holocaust Memorial Day, the U.N. and its affiliated organizations are not merely silent about such genocidal incitement [against Israel]. They also spend enormous amounts of time and energy demonizing Israel, sending the message that the extermination of the last viable Jewish community remaining in the Middle East — Jews having been expelled from most Arab lands following World War II — would be amply justified.