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As Jewish Leaders Meet With Pope, New Hopes On Pius XII Archives

  13.03.20 12:00am

A dozen Jewish leaders and other clerics were invited to meet with Pope Francis one day after his inauguration Tuesday, among them the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, who said he hopes the pope will lift the “cloud” hanging over the Vatican.

“The Shoah [Holocaust] has been a cloud in Pope John Paul’s day and Pope Benedict’s, and maybe it will now get resolved,” said ADL’s  national director Abraham Foxman. “He [Pope Francis] indicated in his book the need to open the archives.”

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