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Daniel Goldhagen, author of A Moral Reckoning

Melanie Phillips says that Islam is intrinsically anti-Semitic; Daniel Goldhagen tries the same argument with Catholicism

In 1933 T S Eliot said a 'large number of free-thinking Jews' were undesirable in a Christian society

Jewish poet Emanuel Litvinoff was horrified that Eliot’s anti-Semitic sentiments persisted after the Holocaust

G K Chesterton said he would only take racial distinctions seriously 'when I find a man classifying himself as inferior' (PA photo)

He was one of the few convinced anti-racists of his time: the allegation just doesn’t add up

Pope Benedict XVI and Benjamin Netanyahu greet each other at Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2009 (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

The crucifixion was caused by our own sins: that has always been mainstream Catholic teaching

Pope Benedict XVI visits Rome’s main synagogue in January 2010. In his new book he seeks to deepen Catholic-Jewish dialogue (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

In his forthcoming book on Jesus, Benedict XVI says mob does not represent Jews, but sinful humanity

Bishops at the closing Mass of the Synod at St Peter's Basilica (Photo: CNS)

Middle East bishops had a right to speak up for Palestinians at the Synod

Mel Gibson on the set of How I Spent My Summer Vacation (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela)

Hollywood has turned against him: he has been dropped from the cast of Hangover 2