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Israeli envoy to Vatican sees goal as harmony

H. E. Mordechay Lewy, Israel's ambassador to the Vatican, gave the keynote address at a conference yesterday at Boston College. H. E. Mordechay Lewy, Israel's ambassador to the Vatican, gave the keynote address at a conference yesterday at Boston College. (Gary Wayne Gilbert)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / June 21, 2009

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The past year has been eventful for Jewish-Catholic relations - there were controversies over the revival of an allegedly anti-Semitic Good Friday prayer and the lifting of the excommunication of a Holocaust-denying bishop, and then there was the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to Israel. In the middle of it all was Mordechay Lewy, a longtime Israeli diplomat who serves ... (Full article: 850 words)

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