Catholic-Jewish Relations

The Department of Dialogue and Unity works to build the relationship between the Church and Jewish people, thus implementing the official teaching of the Church. The Committee for Catholic-Jewish Relations promotes an understanding of the living faith of Judaism and the Jewish roots of Christianity; encourages dialogue and reconciliation and works to eradicate anti-semitism wherever it is found.


Deeper Understanding

Throughout the year, we're encouraged to play our part in promoting a deeper understanding between Christians and Jews. The Church invites us to pray and thi...Read more



On this page, the Bishops' Conference Committee for Catholic-Jewish Relations has collected together a selection of resources to help facilitate dialogue and...Read more



In 2000, a commitment was made in Stockholm by the Holocaust Taskforce to encourage remembrance of the Holocaust by holding an annual Holocaust Memorial Day....Read more

Vatican Document

Reflection on Theological Questions Pertaining to Catholic-Jewish Relations

The Holy See has released a document on Catholic-Jewish relations to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council document on interreligious dialogue Nostra aetate.

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The Popes and the Jews

CNS YouTube video.