Pope Francis met Saturday, January 14, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican. Following the audience, the Holy See Press Office issued the following press release: "This morning the
RAMALLAH – During a meeting with the representatives of the three Christian denominations of the Holy Sepulchre, president Mahmoud Abbas made a personal contribution to the restoration of the Aedicule.
Palestine – This historical bilateral agreement concerns the presence and activity of the Catholic Church in Palestine. It went into effect on Saturday January 2nd, 2016.This agreement, which consists of
President Abbas spoke with Pope Francis and President Sisi on the ongoing Israeli aggression in Occupied East Jerusalem
President Mahmoud Abbas had a telephone conversation with His Holiness Pope Francis on Thursday evening to talk about the situation in Jerusalem. President Abbas briefed His Holiness on the ongoing