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“catholic Jews” Still Jews.

December 13, 1923
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The “Catholic Herald”, in an editorial on a speech by a Catholic prelate declaring that although a Catholic he was still a Jew. writes: “By becoming a Christian a Jew does not cease to be a Jew. He is still the seed of Abraham, one of the chosen people. He may still be proud of his nation, share its joys and sorrows, believe the distresses of its members, believe in its glorious future. Our Lor himself never renounced his nationality, never ceased to love his nation. St. Paul after his conversion never ceased to love and pray for his nation, proclaiming himself ‘a Hebrew of the Hebrews.’ we have examples of eminent Jews accepting Christianity without ceasing to be justifiably proud of their Jewish descent. Mendelssohn, Disraeli. Sir Ernest Cassel are some of the names that readily present themselves.”

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