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Pope and Israeli President exchange greetings

Israeli President Rivlin calls Pope Francis via telephone to exchange greetings.

By Vatican News

The Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin, telephoned Pope Francis on Wednesday. 

During the call, they exchanged greetings on the occasion of the Jewish feast of Passover and the Christian Feast of Easter.

For his part, Rivlin thanked the Pope for "his important message" and support against anti-Semitism. He expressed the desire that the Church continues its support against anti-Semitism during the Coronavirus pandemic, during which, he said, intollerant actions have increased.

09 April 2020, 09:53