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March 2, 2012
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February 2, 2012
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Huffington Post: “Catholic-Jewish Relations: How Far We’ve Come, How Far We’ve Yet to Go” (with Rabbi Eric Greenberg)

August 31, 2011
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March 30, 2011
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SJU bestows honorary doctorate on Walter Cardinal Kasper for his years of service as president of the Vatican Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

January 11, 2011

On January 11, 2011, in the Vatican, Institute director Philip A. Cunningham and College of Arts & Sciences Dean William Madges presented Cardinal Walter Kasper with an honorary doctoral degree in Sacred Theology from Saint Joseph’s University. The citation praised Cardinal Kasper “for your dedication to the vision of a new relationship between Catholics and Jews set forth by the Second Vatican Council, for your labors to begin to achieve that vision as President of the Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, and for your exemplary modeling of the work of a Catholic theologian in service to the Church and to interreligious understanding.”  The text of the citation that was also presented to Cardinal Kasper and his reply follow.

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