NEWS STORY: Rabbis Criticize Pope’s Schedule for Israel Trip

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c. 2000 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ Israel’s chief rabbis complained Monday (Feb. 28) that the schedule for Pope John Paul II’s Holy Land visit in late March would force Jews to desecrate the Sabbath in order to control crowds and protect his entourage. But the rabbis also denounced anti-papal posters and graffiti that have […]

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