The fact that Hans Herzl, only son of Dr. Theodor Herzl, went over to the Catholic Church is known in the headquarters of the Catholic Guild of Israel here, the correspondent of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned today. Officials of the Catholic Guild, however, declared that they cannot make any official statement at present. Hans Herzl is in London but it is impossible to trace him. There is a suspicion that he is at the Guild’s headquarters which are located in the Convent, Our Lady of Zion.
The chairman of the Catholic Guild of Israel, Hugh Angress, it was learned today, is himself a converted Jew. In an interview, he declared that when a Jew becomes a Catholic he still remains a Jew and does not lose his nationality. If he does, it is not the fault of the Catholic Church, but of the Jews, he stated.
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