March 25, 2008

Does the Pope keep kosher?

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The Catholic Church has come a long way since members could fall afoul of the Spanish Inquisition by showing an aversion to pork, arousing suspicions that they were “judaizers” or “crypto-Jews.” An Italian Catholic website reports that Pope Benedict’s favorite pastries come from a kosher bakery in Rome’s historic Jewish Ghetto. According to the chef, […]

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