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January 1, 1994 | A. JAMES RUDIN, RELIGIOUS NEWS SERVICE
The establishment of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and the state of Israel is a momentous event because it normalizes relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish people after 2,000 years. It brings together the spiritual children of Rome, the Eternal City, and the spiritual children of Jerusalem, the Holy City, in an extraordinary way. In AD 70, the Roman Empire ended Jewish sovereignty in the land of Israel by destroying Jerusalem's Holy Temple.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 1, 1994 | A. JAMES RUDIN, RELIGIOUS NEWS SERVICE
The establishment of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and the state of Israel is a momentous event because it normalizes relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish people after 2,000 years. It brings together the spiritual children of Rome, the Eternal City, and the spiritual children of Jerusalem, the Holy City, in an extraordinary way. In AD 70, the Roman Empire ended Jewish sovereignty in the land of Israel by destroying Jerusalem's Holy Temple.
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December 31, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israel and the Vatican signed an accord of mutual recognition Thursday amid hopes that it will not only broaden the reconciliation between Jews and Christians but also help bring peace to the Middle East. In a ceremony that echoed from the centuries of anti-Semitism, from the forced conversions of Jews and from the Holocaust, the Vatican acknowledged the right of the Jewish people to a nation in their historic homeland.
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December 31, 1993 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Israel and the Vatican signed an accord of mutual recognition Thursday amid hopes that it will not only broaden the reconciliation between Jews and Christians but also help bring peace to the Middle East. In a ceremony that echoed from the centuries of anti-Semitism, from the forced conversions of Jews and from the Holocaust, the Vatican acknowledged the right of the Jewish people to a nation in their historic homeland.
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June 30, 1987 | RUSSELL CHANDLER, Times Religion Writer
Unhappy over Pope John Paul II's remarks at the controversial papal audience last week with Austrian President Kurt Waldheim, major Jewish organizations on Monday broadened the agenda of concerns they now say must be resolved before they will attend a scheduled interfaith meeting with the pontiff in Miami in September.
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