Religion: Greatest Tragedy

The Chief Rabbi of Rome became a Roman Catholic last week.

He was happy about his conversion, miserable about his apostasy. Asked pale, hollow-cheeked Israele Zolli: "Do you think I love the Jews less because I have become a Catholic?" He covered his face with his hands, then looked up with tear-filled eyes to answer his own question: "No, I shall never stop loving the Jews. I did not compare the Jewish religion to Catholicism and abandon one for the other. This is the greatest tragedy of my life. I slowly, almost imperceptibly, became a Christian and could no longer be a...

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