Statement: Letter to the Jewish Community of Italy

Catholic Bishops of Italy | 30.03.1998

The Italian Bishops' statement came in the form of a letter, delivered to Prof. Elio Toaff, the chief rabbi of Rome, and Dr. Tullia Zevi, the president of the Jewish Community of Italy. March 1998 … [more]

We remember: A Reflection on the Shoah

Vatican Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews | 15.03.1998

Vatican - March 16, 1998 … [more]

Declaration of Repentance seeking forgiveness for the failings of the Church during the Holocaust period

Roman Catholic Bishops of France | 29.09.1997

Issued at Drancy , France on September 30, 1997 … [more]

Confronting the Debate about the Role of Switzerland During the Second World War

Catholic Bishops' Conference in Switzerland | 30.03.1997

Statement by the Catholic Bishops? Conference in Switzerland, March 1997 … [more]

Jews and Judaism in the new Catechism of the Catholic Church - Extracts

Central Committee of German Catholics | 29.01.1996

January 29, 1996 … [more]

Supported by One Root. Our Relationship to Judaism

Catholic Bishops of The Netherlands | 14.12.1995

1995 … [more]

Catholic Bishops of Poland: The Victims of Nazi Ideology

Catholic Bishops of Poland | 14.12.1995

1995 … [more]

Nostra Aetate

Vatican II | 30.10.1995

Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions. The fundamental document of October 1965, which laid the groundwork for many statements of national Bishops Conferences. … [more]

On the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the extermination camp at Auschwitz

Catholic Bishops of Germany | 26.01.1995

27 January, 1995. … [more]

Criteria for the Evaluation of Dramatizations of the Passion, 1988

Bishops' Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs | 31.12.1993

The present document, in its turn, seeks to specify the catechetical principles established in the Notes with reference to depictions and presentations of the events surrounding the passion and death of Jesus, including but not limited to dramatic, staged presentations of Jesus" death most popularly known as "passion plays." … [more]