Peres to meet Pope Francis at Vatican
President Shimon Peres is set to meet Monday with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Peres' tour of Italy next week shall also include meetings with his Italian counterpart Giorgio Napolitano and Enrico Letta, Deputy Secretary of the Democratic Party, expected to become the country's next PM.


The president's spokesperson said Peres will be one of the first political leaders to convene with Pope Francis since his election to the august post in March. (Noam 'Dabul' Dvir)