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COMMISSION OF THE HOLY SEE FOR
RELIGIOUS RELATIONS WITH THE JEWS

 

Nostra Aetate n. 4

Introduction
[Italian]

Nostra Aetate n. 4
[English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish]

Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

CRRJ

Introduction
[Italian]

Documents of the Commission

“The Gifts and the Calling of God are Irrevocable” (Rom 11:29) - A Reflection on Theological Questions Pertaining to Catholic–Jewish Relations on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of “Nostra aetate” (no.4) [10 December 2015]
[English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish]

“We Remember: A Reflection on the Shoah” [1998]
[English, French, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

“Notes on the correct way to present Jews and Judaism in preaching and catechesis in the Roman Catholic Church” [1985]
[English, French, Italian]

“Guidelines and Suggestions for Implementing the Conciliar Declaration Nostra Aetate (n. 4)” [1974]
[English, French, Italian]

 

ILC
(International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee)

Introduction
[Italian]

Meetings

23 - 2016 4-7 April Warsaw
Joint Declaration on the theme: “The ‘Other’ in Jewish and Catholic Tradition: Refugees in Today’s World"

[English, French, German, Italian, Polish]

22 - 2013 13-16 October Madrid
Joint Declaration on the theme: “Challenges for Religion in Contemporary Society”

[English, German, Italian]

21 - 2011 27 February-2 March Paris
Joint Declaration on the theme: “Forty Years of Dialogue – Reflections and Future Perspectives”

[English, French]

20 - 2008 9-12 November Budapest
Joint Declaration on the theme: “The Role of Religion in Civil Society Today”

[English, Italian]

19 - 2006 4-7 November Cape Town
Joint Declaration on the theme: "Dignifying the Divine Image": Jewish and Catholic Perspectives on Health Care with Special Reference to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic”

[English, French, German, Italian]

18 - 2004 5-8 July Buenos Aires
Joint Declaration on the theme: Tzedeq and Tzedaqah (Justice and Charity)

[English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

17 - 2001 1-4 May New York
Joint Declaration on the theme: "Repentance and Reconciliation"

[English, French]

2001 4 May New York
Joint Declaration on the theme: "The Protection of Religious Liberties and Holy Sites”
[English, Italian]

2001 4 May New York
Recommendation on the theme: “Education in Catholic and Jewish Seminaries and Theological Schools”
[English, French, Italian]

16 - 1998 23-26 March Vatican City
Joint Declaration on the theme: “What and How Do We and Ought We Teach About Each Other?"
[English]

1998 26 March Vatican City
Joint Declaration on the theme: "The Environment"
[English, Italian]

15 - 1994 23-26 May Jerusalem
Press release on the themes: “Anti-Semitism, education and ecology"

[English]

1994 26 May Jerusalem
Joint Declaration on the theme: The Family

[English, French, Italian]

14 - 1992 4-7 May Baltimore
Press release on the theme: “25 Years of Dialogue”

[English, French]

13 - 1990 3-6 September Prague
Press release on the theme:"The historical and religious dimensions of anti-semitism and its relations with the Shoah (Holocaust)”

[English, French]

1990 6 September Prague
Joint Declaration on Anti-Semitism

[English, Italian]

12 - 1985 28-30 October Rome
Press release on the theme: “20th anniversary of Nostra aetate – Analysis of the document ‘Notes on the correct way to present the Jews and Judaism in preaching and catechesis in the Roman Catholic Church’ ”

[English]

11 - 1984 27-29 March Amsterdam
Press release on the theme: “Youth and Faith, and the Reaction of Youth to the Social Problems of Our Times"

[English]

10 - 1982 6-9 October Milan
Theme: “Sanctity/Meaning of Life in Present Situation of Violence”

9 - 1981 31 March-2 April London
Press release on the theme: “The Challenge of Secularism to our Religious Commitments”

[English, French]

8 - 1979 22-25 October Regensburg
Press release on the themes: “Religious Freedom and Education for Dialogue in a Pluralistic Society”

[English, French]

7 - 1978 5-7 April Madrid
Press release on the theme: “The Image of Judaism in Christian Education and the Image of Christianity in Jewish Education”

[English, French]

6 - 1977   28-30 March  Venice
Press release on the theme: “Mission and Witness of the Church”

[English, French]

5 - 1976 1-3 March Jerusalem
Press release on the theme: “Evaluation of ten years of relations between the Catholic Church and Judaism. Critical reflections on what has happened since the Vatican II declaration Nostra Aetate with a view to seeking lessons and prospectives for the future”

[English, French]

4 - 1975 7-10 January Rome
Press release on the themes: “Discussion on the document ‘Guidelines and Suggestions …” of 1974 – “The concept of human rights in the Christian and Jewish traditions”

[English, French]

3 - 1973 4-6 December Antwerp
Theme: “People, nation and land in the religious traditions of Christianity and Judaism”

2 - 1972 18-20 December Marseilles
Theme: “Relationship of people, religion, and land; human rights and religious freedom”

1 - 1971 14-16 December Paris
First organizational meeting of the ILC
Description of activities 1970 1971
[English, French]

1970 20-23 December Rome
Memorandum of understanding between the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) and the Secretariat for Christian Unity

[English, Italian]

 

Dialogue between the Holy See’s Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel

Introdction
[Italian]

Meetings

16  18–20 November 2018 Rome
"The Dignity of the Human Being.
Children in Jewish and Catholic Teaching"
[English, French, German, Italian]

15 12-14 November 2017 Jerusalem
"Between Jerusalem and Rome"
[English, French, German, Italian]

14 28-30 November 2016 Rome
"Promoting peace in the face of violence in the name of religion"
[English, German, Hebrew]

13 16-17 December 2015 Jerusalem
“And you should love the stranger as yourself – Migrants & refugees: threat or opportunity?

[English, Italian]

12 29-30 April 2013 Jerusalem
“John XXIII and Nostra Aetate”

[English, Hebrew, Italian]

11 27-29 March 2012 Rome
“Religious perspectives on the current financial crisis: vision for a just economic order”

[English, Italian]

10 29-31 March 2011 Jerusalem
“Challenges of Faith and Religious Leadership in Secular Society”
[English]

9 17-20 January 2010 Rome
“Catholic and Jewish teaching on Creation and the Environment”

[English, Italian]

8 2-March 2009 Meeting cancelled following the revocation of the excommunication of negationist Bishop Richard Williamson
(see subsequent speech of Benedict XVI on 12 March)

7 11-13 March 2007 Jerusalem
“Freedom of Religion and Conscience and its Limits”
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese]

6 26-28 February 2006 Rome
“The Relationship between Human Life and Technology

[English, German, Italian, Portuguese]

5 26-28 June 2005 Jerusalem
“The Relationship between Religious and Civil Authority in the Jewish and Christian Traditions”

[English, French, German, Italian]

4 17-19 October 2004 Grottaferrata (Rome)
“A Shared Vision of Social Justice and Ethical Conduct”

[English, French, German, Italian]

3 1-3 December 2003 Jerusalem
“The Relevance of Central Teachings in the Holy Scriptures Which We Share for Contemporary Society and the Education of Future Generations Accordingly”

[English, French, German, Italian]

2 23-27 February 2003 Grottaferrata (Rome)
“How to Further Peace, Harmony and Religious Values in Contemporary Societies”

[English, German, Italian]

5 June 2002 Preliminary meeting Jerusalem

 

COMMEMORATIVE ACTS

Speech of Pope Francis on the 50th anniversary of the promulgation of Nostra aetate
28 October 2015 - Vatican City
[Arabic, Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish]

Speech of Pope Francis at IJCIC
24 giugno 2013 - Vatican City
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Speech of Benedict XVI at the Chief Rabbinate
12 May 2009 - Jerusalem
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Speech of Benedict XVI to the delegation of the Chief Rabbinate and the CRRJ
12 March 2009 - Vatican City
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Letter of His Holiness Benedict XVI to the President of the CRRJ on the 50th anniversary of Nostra aetate
26 October 2005 - Vatican City
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Speech of Pope Benedict XVI to the IJCIC
9 June 2005 - Vatican City
[English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]

Speech of Pope John Paul II to the IJCIC and CRRJ
6 December 1990 - Vatican City
[English, Italian]

Speech of Pope John Paul II at the 12th meeting of the ILC
28 October 1985 - Vatican City
[English, Italian]

Speech of Paul VI to the ILC
10 January 1975 - Vatican City
[English, French]