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Pope Francis to canonise first modern saints to hail from the territory that made up historic Palestine

Pope Francis’s initiative may not work immediately but it is an important first step

Israeli and Palestinian presidents embrace in Vatican Gardens during historic ‘invocation for peace’

The trip showed Francis’s remarkable persuasiveness is rooted in a gift for friendship

Pope tells reporters prayers at Israeli-built separation barrier were not planned

Francis urges Israel to stay on the path pf peace

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Abbas told Pope Francis he hopes to sign a peace deal soon

Archbishop Nichols says Church ‘promotes a just peace for all in the Holy Land’