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  • Shimon Peres, known for efforts to achieve peace, dies at 93

    JERUSALEM (CNS) -- One of the last ceremonies in which former Israeli President Shimon Peres participated as a public figure took place in the Vatican Gardens in June 2014, the last month of his presidency. Along with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, ...

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Shimon Peres, known for efforts to achieve peace, dies at 93


JERUSALEM (CNS) -- One of the last ceremonies in which former Israeli President Shimon Peres participated as a public figure took place in the Vatican Gardens in June 2014, the last month of his presidency. Along with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, he planted an olive tree at the invitation of Pope Francis.

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