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Israeli premier to meet with Pontiff

October 18, 2013

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Pope Francis next week during a visit to Italy, the Israeli government has announced.

The Vatican has not formally confirmed the visit, which is reportedly scheduled for Wednesday, October 23.

Earlier this week the Pontiff met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. In April he met with Israel’s President Shimon Peres.


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