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Pope attacks compared to anti-Semitism

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/pope_attacks_compared_to_anti-semitism_20100405

Attacks on Pope Benedict and the Catholic Church over a sexual abuse scandal are comparable to the most shameful anti-Semitism, the pontiff's personal preacher told a Vatican Good Friday service. Father Raniero Cantalamessa, a Franciscan whose title is Preacher of the Pontifical Household, drew the parallel during a Passion of the Lord service in St. Peter's Basilica on the day Christians commemorate the death of Jesus by crucifixion

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