30 Apr. 2013
Vatican City, Vatican City
Pope Francis (R) greets Israeli President Shimon Peres during a private meeting at the Vatican, April 30, 2013.
Peres invited Pope Francis on Tuesday to visit Israel, at his first meeting with the new pontiff who has appealed for peace in the Middle East. REUTERS/Ettore Ferrari/Pool (VATICAN CITY - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)