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  5/25/2014, Iyar 25, 5774

Peres Welcomes the Pope

Israeli President Shimon Peres welcomed Pope Francis upon his arrival to the Middle East.

“We welcome you with love and appreciation- as someone who builds bridges of peace between all of the religions,” Peres wrote in a message to the Pope after the Pope sent a message to Peres while flying over Israeli skies.