Report: Pope Francis, Palestinian president speak about Jerusalem violence
September 18, 2015
On the evening of September 17, Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke by phone about the escalating violence in Jerusalem, the Italian news agency SIR reported.
The Pope told Abbas (also known as Abu Mazen) that he was concerned that a political question was being transformed into a religious conflict and warned against intolerance and extremisim.
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