On July 1, 2010, Pope Benedict XVI appointed the then Bishop of Basel, Switzerland, Kurt Koch, to be the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, succeeding the retiring Cardinal Walter Kasper. In this capacity, he also is President of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews. On November 20, 2010, he was elevated to the College of Cardinals. He has served as President of the Swiss Episcopal Conference and is a member of the Swiss Council of Religions.
This page gathers his addresses and writings concerning Catholic-Jewish relations.