Jan 26, 2009 · Jewish officials in Israel and abroad are outraged that Pope Benedict XVI has decided to lift the excommunication of a British bishop who denies that Jews were killed in Nazi gas chambers.
The denial of the overwhelmingly detailed documentation of the Shoah (Holocaust) is anti-Semitism at its most blatant. «In welcoming an open Holocaust denier into the Catholic Church without any recantation on his part, the Vatican has made a mockery of John Paul II’s moving and impressive repudiation and condemnation of anti-Semitism,» he said.
Feb 12, 2009 · Pope Benedict, trying to defuse a controversy over a bishop who denies the Holocaust, said Thursday «any denial or minimization of this terrible crime …
In 2006 Pope Benedict visited Auschwitz where he recounted the vital historical tie between Christianity and Judaism. The Pope said the Nazis’ aim was «By destroying Israel, they ultimately wanted to tear up the tap root of the Christian faith and to replace it with a faith of their own invention».
Jan 26, 2009 · CNN: Pope outrages Jews over Holocaust denier According to CNN, the Pope has re-invited a Bishop into the Catholic Church (who had previously been excommunicated) who has denied that Jews were killed in gas chambers.
Jan 25, 2009 · Pope Benedict’s rehabilitation of four traditionalist bishops may heal one festering Catholic wound at the expense of opening a wider one with Jews because one of the prelates is a Holocaust denier.
Vatican Roiled By Outrage Over Holocaust Denier A decision by Pope Benedict XVI to welcome four ultratraditionalist bishops back into the Catholic Church — including one who denies the Holocaust
Pope Benedict XVI met American Jewish leaders yesterday in an attempt to defuse the outrage at his decision to lift the excommunication of a Holocaust-denying British bishop.
Feb 08, 2009 · BERLIN (Reuters) – Pope Benedict’s rehabilitation of a bishop who has denied the full extent of the Holocaust is a slap in the face for the Jewish community, especially coming from a German pope, Germany’s Central Council of Jews said on Monday.