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Pope Francis hosts Peres and Abbas Vatican meeting

by Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent

Posted: 13 Jun 2014 @ 12:18

POPE FRANCIS has called on the leaders of Israel and the Palestinians to summon up the courage needed to make peace in the Middle East.

He was speaking last Sunday during a meeting with the Israeli President, Shimon Peres, and the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, in the Vatican.

Two weeks ago, during his visit to the Holy Land, the Pope invited the two men to Rome to pray together for peace.

Pope Francis, greeting the two leaders in the Vatican gardens, said ...

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