Tradition - healing or not? Passover on the one hand, and the Pope on the other

I confess. I love meaningful ritual. I look forward to Passover seder with the same core group of people every year, reading the same liturgy, eating the same food. I don't regard this as spiritually stultifying, I see it as connecting me with eons of people and families around the world who recognize these nights as special and sacred. The Passover ritual, like all rituals, grew from a story -- in this case the story of the Israelites slavery and exodus and eventual entry into the Promised Land. ...more

"However, there is (in my opinion) no reason to try to convert the Jews,
because ...more