Rabbi James Rudin to Become a Papal Knight

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It is a rare occurrence for an American rabbi to be honored with the Papal Knighthood of St. Gregory the Great. On Sunday, November 20th, Rabbi Rudin will join those respected ranks.

The Order of St Gregory is bestowed for conspicuous lay service to the Church on the recommendation of a diocesan bishop with the support of the papal nuncio. Pope Francis will recognize Rabbi A. James Rudin, Senior Interreligious Advisor of the American Jewish Committee, Distinguished Professor of Religion and Judaica at Saint Leo University, and co-founder of the University’s Center for Catholic-Jewish Studies, with a Papal Knighthood for his decades of work in building positive Catholic-Jewish relations throughout the world.

Via Saint Leo University:

At 1 p.m., Sunday, November 20, Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, OFM of the Archdiocese of Boston, will…

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