Special Coverage   Invocation for Peace

On Pentecost Sunday 2014, we celebrated the gift of the Holy Spirit and remembered the moment he descended on the Apostles. This year Pentecost took on new meaning and filled us with renewed hope as the Vatican hosted a historic prayer meeting bringing together the Israeli and Palestinian presidents.

Salt + Light had extensive live coverage of this historic event with Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB. Check out the speeches made at the Invocation for Peace: Pope Francis, The President of Israel Shimon Peres & The President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas. Let's review it now!

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at Invocation for Peace
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks at Invocation for Peace

The President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, delivered remarks to the participants in the Invocation for Peace here at the Vatican on Sunday evening. Below, please find the full text, in English, of President Abbas' prepared remarks. ... view more
Pope Francis’s Words to Presidents of Israel and Palestine at Invocation for Peace
Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks to peace gathering

The President of Israel, Shimon Peres, delivered remarks at the Invocation for Peace gathering in the Vatican on Sunday evening. Below, please find the full text, in English, of President Peres’ prepared remarks. ... view more
Pope Francis’s Words to Presidents of Israel and Palestine at Invocation for Peace
Pope Francis’s Words to Presidents of Israel and Palestine at Invocation for Peace

Pope Francis delivered remarks to the Presidents of Palestine and Israel, Mahmoud Abbas and Shimon Peres, along with the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, and delegations representing Jews, Christians and Muslims, ... view more
INVOCATION FOR PEACE Vatican Gardens, June 8, 2014
INVOCATION FOR PEACE Vatican Gardens, June 8, 2014

Full texts for the Invocation for Peace ceremony in the Vatican Gardens on Pentecost Sunday evening. Pope Francis, Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinain President Mahmoud Abbas and their delegations will take part in the ceremony. ... view more


 
 
 
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