By R. Michael

Relocating from the Catholic Church's pagan origins, during the Roman period, heart a while, and Reformation to the current, Robert Michael the following presents a definitive heritage of Catholic antisemitism.

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36 Although Chrysostom was critical of many groups, for him as for so many other of the Fathers, the Jews were the ultimate evil. In expounding on his program of hostility, Chrysostom sought to alienate any Catholic feelings of affinity with, or of common humanity toward, the Jews. ”37 His “intention [was] to expel the Jews once and for all from humanity,”38 as evidenced by his words below. • “Here [in the synagogue, he wrote,] the slayers of Christ gather together, here the cross is driven out, here God is blasphemed, here the Father is ignored, here the Son is outraged, here the grace of the Spirit is rejected.

All Jewish sins whenever they were committed were associated with the Jews of the contemporary generation. The sins of the Jews were communal and endless, committed by the Jewish people both before the advent of Christ, during his lifetime, and into the present day. Chrysostom saw in his Jewish neighbors the alleged crimes of all preexisting Jews. ”35 And, like the other Church Fathers, he applied the Christian Testament passages concerning the Jewish involvement in the crucifixion to the Jews of his own day.

To the end of the seven days of time, the continued preservation of the Jews will be a proof to believing Christians of the subjection merited by those who, in the pride of their kingdom, put the Lord to death. . Only when a Jew comes over to Christ, is he no longer Cain. . The Jews have been scattered throughout all nations as witnesses to their own sin and to our truth. . If a pagan doubts Christ, we can prove his Messiahship because he was predicted in the writings of the Jews themselves a long time ago.

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