Scheduled for April 18th, the pope will visit a New York synagogue; this is a truly remarkable event inasmuch as it will mark only the third time in 2000 years that a pope visited a synagogue

Religious items
“By this personal and informal visit, which is not part of his official program, His Holiness wishes to express his good will toward the local Jewish community as they prepare for Passover,” said Monsignor David Malloy, general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Passover begins at sundown on April 19.

My imagination is running wild with this news. But it may take another 2000 years for it to happen. What? How about… the king of Saudi Arabia visits a New York synagogue!

About this entry