Priest withdraws support of book

Malcolm, Teresa
May 1996
National Catholic Reporter;5/17/96, Vol. 32 Issue 29, p10
Reports on French priest Abbe Pierre's withdrawal of his support for the book `Founding Myths of Israeli Politics,' which contends that Israel exaggerated the number of Jewish deaths in the Holocaust to justify its becoming a nation. Criticism received by Pierre from church officials and other groups for his earlier support of the book; Pierre as a popular advocate of the poor.


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