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The Pope reaches out to the Jewish Community

Clip: 10/18/2013 | 3m 13s

Pope Francis made several overtures to the Jewish community this week, sending an email to the son of two Holocaust survivors to laud him on a lecture discussing faith and the Holocaust, and refusing to grant a former Nazi war criminal a funeral mass. Kim Lawton from PBS's Religion and Ethics Weekly talks about the improving relationship between the Catholic church and the Jewish community.

Aired: 10/18/13

Rating: NR

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