Highlights of Peres' Address at the Vatican.

Israeli president tells Pope Francis, Abbas: 'Peace doesn't happen by itself. We must achieve it soon.'

"During your historic visit to Israel, the Holy Land, you moved us with your good heart, pure intentions, natural modesty and pleasant demeanor. You touched peoples’ hearts, regardless of religion and nationality. You came as a builder of bridges of friendship and peace. We all need the uplifting inspiration that animates your personality and your ways. Your invitation to us to join this rare assembly to...