Pope Francis. Photo: Casa Rosada via Wikimedia Commons.

Pope Francis has met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican, calling him “an angel of peace”. The Pope made the remark as he presented the Palestinian leader with a medallion.

President Abbas is visiting the Vatican for the canonisation of two 19th-Century Palestinian nuns on Sunday. His visit came days after the Vatican said it would formally recognise Palestinian statehood in a treaty.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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