Menu JTA Search

Cardinal Bea, Advocate of Close Catholic-jewish Relations, to Retire

Augustin Cardinal Bea, president of the Vatican’s Secretariat for Christian Unity, and one of the foremost Catholic Church proponents for closer Catholic Jewish relations, is about to resign from his post, the press here reported today. According to a Rome dispatch, Cardinal Bea, who is 82, will quit because of his health.

NEXT STORY