Pope Francis hosts Peres and Abbas Vatican meeting
POPE FRANCIS has called on the leaders of Israel and the
Palestinians to summon up the courage needed to make peace in the
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,
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