Pope Francis on March 29, 2018, ship “cordial and fraternal” greetings to the Jewish Community of Rome, in accordance to Vatican News.
His greetings got here in a message to Chief Rabbi of Rome, Riccardo Di Segni.
“May the Almighty bless and accompany the journey of the beloved Jewish People”, wrote the Pope. “May the Most High allow us to grow ever more in friendship and to be witnesses of peace and harmony.”
The Holy Father concluded with a request for prayers and with the greeting, “Chag sameach” – “Happy Feast” in Hebrew. The Rabbi additionally despatched Easter greetings to Pope Francis. This yr the dates of Passover and Easter coincide.