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Topple the walls of enmity in Middle East: Pope

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 15:30

Pope Francis, in a bold move designed to re-launch the Middle East peace process, hosted an unprecedented inter-faith prayer service attended by the Israeli and Palestinian presidents at the Vatican.

Pope says Israelis, Palestinians must seek peace "undaunted in dialogue"

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:53

Pope Francis told Israeli and Palestinian leaders they "must respond" to their people`s yearning for peace "undaunted in dialogue" during an unprecedented prayer meeting among Jews, Christians and Muslims at the Vatican on Sunday.

Pope Francis hosts Israeli-Palestinian peace prayer

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 00:18

Pope Francis on Sunday hosted an unprecedented joint peace prayer in the Vatican with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in a symbolic gesture aimed at fostering dialogue.

Politics left behind as Mideast rivals head to Vatican

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 15:39

Israel`s government is boycotting its Palestinian counterpart with relations to a new low, and when their two presidents join Pope Francis in a Vatican prayer for peace on Sunday politics are likely to be absent.

Japan`s Abe talks peace in Asia with Pope Francis

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:52

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed ways of promoting peace and stability in Asia at a meeting with Pope Francis on Friday, the Vatican said in a statement.

I was nervous meeting Pope: Nicole Scherzinger

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 09:08

Pop star Nicole Scherzinger was nervous when she met the Pope Francis in Italy and could not understand what he was saying.

Pope appeals world to remember Syria war victims

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 20:48

Pope Francis warned Friday that the millions of people affected by the Syria crisis risk being forgotten because of the "globalisation of indifference" toward the conflict.

Israeli and Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican on June 8

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:22

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet at the Vatican and pray for peace together at an unprecedented gathering on June 8, the Vatican said on Thursday.

No date for Pope meeting with abuse victims: Vatican spokesman

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 20:06

No date has been set for Pope Francis` planned meeting with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, originally expected to take place early next month, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said on Wednesday.

Pope hails `courage` of Israeli, Palestinian presidents

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 13:32

Pope Francis praised the "courage" of Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas after both agreed to come to the Vatican to pray with him for peace.

Pope says favours celibacy for priests but door open to change

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 07:19

Pope Francis on Monday said he believed that Roman Catholic priests should be celibate but the rule was not an unchangeable dogma, and "the door is always open" to change.

Peres hails Pope as `rock` against religious terrorism

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 17:32

Lauding Pope Francis` remarks distancing religion from terror, Israeli President Shimon Peres on Monday called the pontiff a "rock" against any attempt to connect the two together and hoped that his historic visit will help rejuvenate the stalled Middle East peace process.