Pope Francis on March 29, 2018, send “cordial and fraternal” greetings to the Jewish Community of Rome, according to Vatican News.
His greetings came 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 also sent Easter greetings to Pope Francis. This year the dates of Passover and Easter coincide.