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Jeff Jacoby

The pope who turned anti-Semitism aside

By Jeff Jacoby
April 7, 2005

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AS A YOUNG boy in the 1930s, my father attended public school in Snina, a town in eastern Czechoslovakia. Twice a week, a Catholic priest would come in to teach the catechism, during which the few children who were Jewish would wait outside. As they left the classroom, my father recalls, the priest invariably made some insulting remark about the ... (Full article: 823 words)

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