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Rabbi Tells Catholics of Values Evoked by Council Debate

Widespread interest in the draft declaration absolving the Jews of the deicide charge, being considered by the Vatican Ecumenical Council is, according to Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, national director of the Interreligious Affairs Department of the American Jewish Committee, a sign of “a dawning awareness that interfaith harmony can only be achieved by a removal of distorted perceptions and images each religion prolongs about the other.” Rabbi Tanenbaum expressed this view at a conference on interreligious cooperation here, at Loyola University, a Catholic institution.