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September 16, 2005
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Israel’s two chief rabbis called on the pope to condemn the Palestinian destruction of abandoned synagogues in the Gaza Strip. In what was described as a cordial and heartfelt meeting Thursday with Pope Benedict XVI, the rabbis also urged him to establish an annual day for Catholics to reflect on Catholic-Jewish relations and join with Jews around the world to discuss how to fight anti-Semitism.

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