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In a 2016 file photo, Pope Francis and Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni, the chief rabbi of Rome, hold a codex containing five pages of Jewish biblical commentary at the main synagogue in Rome. (CNS/Paul Haring)
In a 2016 file photo, Pope Francis and Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni, the chief rabbi of Rome, hold a codex containing five pages of Jewish biblical commentary at the main synagogue in Rome. (CNS/Paul Haring)