I thought that this was interesting, especially in light of Pope Francis’ sermon.
thetablet.co.uk/latest-news/5310 The article basically reasserts that the Church is against the conversion of the Jews according to Cardinal Koch. He is contrasting the Church with Evangelical churches that do have specific Jewish outreach. I think that this is wise based on the Church’s poor history with Jewish communities, but if you believe that there is no salvation outside the Church then doesn’t that action suggest that the Church isn’t willing to save a whole lot of people? I really don’t think that the Church would be down with that.
My feeling on Pope Francis’ take on this is that the Catholic Church provides the full Truth, but aspects of the Truth are revealed to many other people and many other religions. Even atheists have access to many aspects of the Truth. However, it is pretty easy for an atheist to fall victim to the secular, individualized culture. Moreover, Francis suggests that fundamentalists, people who distort the Truth, are less likely to achieve salvation than atheists who understand certain aspects of the Truth.