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Pope John XXIII who presided over Vatican 2 wrote this prayer shortly before his death. Listen to this:

We realize now, O God, that many centuries of blindness have dimmed our eyes so that we no longer see the beauty of thy chosen people. And no longer recognize in their faces the features of our first born brother. We realize that our brows are branded with the mark of Cain. Centuries long has Able laid in blood and tears because we have forgotten thy love. Forgive us the curse which we unjustly laid on the name of the Jews. Forgive us that with this curse with our treatment of the Jews we crucified thee a second time.

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