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Pope, Abbas Discuss Jerusalem at First Meeting After US Embassy Move

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The Vatican expressed concern Monday over the status of Jerusalem as Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held their first meeting since the United States stirred international anxiety by moving its embassy there. The two embraced and kissed on the cheek as the pontiff welcomed Abbas to a library in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace for a private, 20-minute meeting. "Particular attention was reserved for the status of Jerusalem, underlining the importance of...

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