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Pope Says Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Could Become ‘Angel of Peace’

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Pope Francis. Photo: Casa Rosada via Wikimedia Commons.

This morning Pope Francis received the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), in an audience in the Vatican Apostolic Palace.

The meeting took place ahead of tomorrow’s canonization ceremony for the first two modern-day Palestinian saints and aftter a bilateral agreement was reached last Wednesday between the Holy See and the “State of Palestine”, to sign an accord int he near future which will regulate the status of the Church in the Middle Eastern country.

Read full story at Vatican Insider.

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