Pope Benedict receives President of Palestinian Authority
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This morning in the Vatican Apostolic Palace the Holy Father Benedict XVI received in audience Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority. The cordial discussions made reference to the recent Resolution approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations by which Palestine was recognised as a Non-member Observer State of the aforementioned Organisation. It is hoped that this initiative will encourage the commitment of the international community to finding a fair and lasting solution to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict, which may be reached only by resuming negotiations between the Parties, in good faith and according due respect to the rights of both. Attention then turned to th ...