Hebrew Catholics

Hebrew Catholics (In modern Israeli Hebrew עברים קתולים Ivrím Qatholím) are a movement of Jews converted to the faith of the Roman Catholic Church. The phrase was coined by Father Elias Friedman, OCD (1987) who was himself a converted Jew. They keep Jewish traditions in the light of Roman Catholic doctrine.

Read more about Hebrew Catholics:  Beliefs, History, Some Halachic Points of View, The Emerging Hebrew-speaking Catholic Community in The State of Israel

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Notable Hebrew Catholics - Tsarfatíes
... (2008), King Ferdinand II of Aragon, the Catholic, was of Jewish descent and the general inquisitors Fray Tomas de Torquemada and Fray Diego de Deza (Las Heras, 2006) ... According to the Hebrew Catholic historian Athol Bloomer (House of David, 2005) the Emperor Charlemagne was also home Jew ...

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