Middle East

    • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Pope Francis and Israeli President Shimon Peres arrive in the Vatican Gardens to pray together at the Vatican, June 8, 2014.
    • Pope Francis welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas upon his arrival at the Vatican, June 8, 2014.
    • Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are pictured in the Vatican Gardens as they pray with Israeli President Shimon Peres (not pictured) at the Vatican, June 8, 2014.
    • Israeli President Shimon Peres, Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I, Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas leave after a prayer meeting at the Vatican, June 8, 2014.
    • Israeli President Shimon Peres shakes hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as Pope Francis watches after a prayer meeting at the Vatican, June 8, 2014.

    Pope Meets Israeli, Palestinian Leaders for Vatican Prayer Summit

    Published June 09, 2014


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