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The Pope's Rabbi on Meaningful Interfaith Dialogue

April 11, 2022

Argentinian-born Rabbi Abraham Skorka, a longtime friend of Pope Francis, focuses on deepening Catholic-Jewish relationships—not to convince the other of their personal beliefs, but to open up a dialogue between their faiths to help address global issues and problems affecting members of both religions. With Francis, he co-authored “On Heaven and Earth” in 2010. Skorka, a biophysicist, was rabbi of the Benei Tikva synagogue for 42 years and the rector of the Rabbinical Seminary for 20 years.

His talk at Holy Cross is supported by the Kraft-Hiatt Fund for Jewish-Christian Understanding.