Vatican officially recognizes state of Palestine in new treaty; Abbas to meet pope Saturday

May 13, 2015 1:43 PM

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VATICAN CITY – The Vatican has officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty.

The treaty, which was finalized Wednesday but still has to be signed, makes clear that the Holy See has switched its diplomatic relations from the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine.

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