Pope Receives Interfaith Delegation

January 19, 2005

Source: Scientology Newsroom


On January 19, 2005 the Scientology Newsroom reported, "Members of Churches of Scientology were among leaders of different faiths who joined the largest group of rabbis and other Jewish delegates to be granted audience by the Pope. The delegation was organized by Mr. Gary Krupp, founder of the Pave the Way Foundation, a multi-faith alliance that strives to improve conditions on this planet by bettering relationships between the world’s major religions. Mr. Krupp, who is Jewish, is a Knight Commander in the Order of St. Gregory the Great, a status awarded him by the Pope for his substantial contributions to the people of Italy. The 130-strong delegation to give support to Pave the Way Foundation’s efforts to bring about interfaith understanding and to acknowledge the Pope for his personal commitment to respecting the rights of all religions, in this particular case Judaism."