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August 14, 2001
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The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Jerusalem office urged the Slovak government to oppose the Catholic Church’s beatification of a bishop who served in Slovakia during World War II. Bishop Jan Vojtassak gave his “unequivocal support for the deportation of Slovak Jewry in March 1942,” the center said in a letter to the Slovak ambassador to Israel.

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