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Pope Calls Abbas 'Angel of Peace' During Visit

Pope Francis praised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as an "angel of peace'' during a meeting Saturday at the Vatican that underscored the Holy See's warm relations with the Palestinians.   Francis made the compliment during the traditional exchange of gifts at the end of an official audience in the Apostolic Palace. He presented Abbas with a medallion and explained that it represented the "angel of peace destroying the bad spirit of...

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