The Roman Rota is now headed by an Israeli convert to Catholicism. David Maria Jaeger grew up the son of a famous high school teacher and received a religious Jewish education.
I’m a loyal and patriotic son of our people and our country,” he said. “After all, that was the whole point of the Jewish people’s emancipation in the 19th century, that we would become a nation, not a religious minority among gentiles. A person can live according to his conscience, he can not believe in any religious faith or believe in one rather than another, all according to his own intellectual conscience.