ca. 1747

[Possible/Probable] Order issued by Pope Benedict XIV [Present-day Italy] [Provisional]: “Should a Christian find a Jewish child in danger of death, he will certainly do something praiseworthy and most pleasurable to God by procuring eternal health for the child through baptismal water.”
“The Popes Against the Jews; The Vatican’s Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism.” David I. Kertzer. Page 50