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  • Pope exonerates Jews for Jesus’ death

    03/02/2011 11:14:14 AM PST · by T Minus Four · 185 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3 March 2011 (really) | By NICOLE WINFIELD
    Pope Benedict XVI has made a sweeping exoneration of the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ, tackling one of the most controversial issues in Christianity in a new book. In Jesus of Nazareth-Part II excerpts released on Wednesday, Benedict explains biblically and theologically why there is no basis in Scripture for the argument that the Jewish people as a whole were responsible for Jesus' death. Interpretations to the contrary have been used for centuries to justify the persecution of Jews. While the Catholic Church has for five decades taught that Jews weren't collectively responsible, Jewish scholars said on...