Could a Jew Become Pope?
Probably Not – But a Jew Did Become a Cardinal
Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3:00 PM at Beth Shalom
See the Amazing Story Screening of “The Jewish Cardinal”—
The story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants to France who maintained his cultural identity as a Jew even after converting to Catholicism at age 13. Rising quickly within the Church’s ranks, he was appointed Archbishop of Paris and found himself mediating between leading members of the Polish-Catholic community and Jewish protesters during the furious 1984 controversy over the proposed convent at Auschwitz.
Commentary after the film:
Rabbi Brian Besser – Congregation Beth Shalom
Mary Brennan Miller, Cultural Historian and member of
Call to Action, an national organization of Progressive Catholics for Social Justice and interfaith community.
Dessert reception to follow the program. Please bring a dessert for 6-10 people