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Pope Will Issue Enzyklika Dealing with Jewish Question, Announcement Says

(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

An enzyklika will be issued by the Pope, on the Jewish question according to the announcement of Kaplan Roeder, the German representative of the Society Friends of Israel in Rome.

The enzyklika will be issued by the Pope as soon as the movement of the Society has gained force.

The Society “Friends of Israel” (Amici d’lsraeli), was founded in Rome for the purpose of developing within the Catholic world a friendly attitude towards the Jews, and to arouse the sympathies of the Jewish people. A number of prominent Catholic prelates, among them Monsignors Pisani and Cariador, have joined the society, which is regarded with favor by several influential cardinals. The initiative for the formation of the society was taken by its General Secretary, Mgr. Dr. Van Asseldonk, the head of the Dutch religious order.

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