Peace prayers at the Vatican
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Pope hosts Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas at Vatican

Pope Francis has welcomed Israeli and Palestinian leaders for a joint prayer session at the Vatican, after issuing an invitation on his recent trip to the Holy Land.

Israeli President Shimon Peres and his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, came together to pray for peace in the Middle East.

Alan Johnson reports from the Vatican.

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