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Smoke billows over the northern Gaza Strip during Israeli bombardment from southern Israel on Dec. 14, 2023, amid continuing battles between Israel and the militant group Hamas.

Anti-Defamation League: ‘Terrifying’ rise in antisemitic attacks since Hamas war began

Dec 14, 2023

By Daniel Payne

From the war’s outbreak on Oct. 7, U.S. antisemitic incidents “reached the highest number of incidents during any two-month period”... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. bishops urge more federal security funds for houses of worship, nonprofits

Dec 13, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The U.S. bishops are asking Congress to provide $200 million in federal funds for grants that improve security for houses... Read more

Vandalized tombstones are seen at the Jewish Mount Carmel Cemetery, Feb. 26, 2017, in Philadelphia.

Antisemitic incidents in U.S. up by more than 300% since Israel-Hamas war, study says

Nov 13, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Anti-Defamation League shared a map plotting the antisemitic incidents throughout the U.S., with an average of at least two... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chair of the USCCB religious liberty committee.

Cardinal Dolan condemns religious hatred, urges people to ‘stand courageously for peace’

Nov 2, 2023

By Daniel Payne

New York Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan this week condemned what he said were “outbreaks of religious hatred” in the United... Read more

Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio has announced the creation of an expedited transfer process for Jewish students in danger of antisemitic discrimination and violence on campuses across the U.S.

Franciscan University offers safe haven for Jewish students experiencing antisemitism 

Oct 18, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Steubenville, Ohio-based university has announced an initiative to expedite the transfer process for Jewish students in danger of antisemitic... Read more

People participate in a Jewish solidarity march across the Brooklyn Bridge on Jan. 5, 2020, in New York City.

U.S. bishops express outrage at increase in antisemitic attacks

Nov 29, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

The bishops called on Christians to join them in opposing acts of antisemitism, both online and in person, and in... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Holocaust survivor Edith Bruck at the Vatican’s Casa Santa Marta, Jan. 27, 2022.

Pope Francis meets Auschwitz survivor on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Vatican said they ‘both stressed the inestimable value of transmitting the memory of the past to the youngest.’ Read more

The Great Synagogue of Rome.

Italian bishops promote Catholic-Jewish dialogue as antisemitic speech increases

Jan 16, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Catholic Church in Italy marked its 31st annual Day of Jewish-Christian Religious Dialogue with a discussion between Rome’s chief... Read more

Orthodox Jewish couple. Stock photo via Shutterstock.

Bishops condemn antisemitism after New Jersey shooting

Dec 13, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The U.S. bishops’ conference on Friday condemned the antisemitic shooting at a kosher market in Jersey City earlier this week,... Read more