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Worthy Christian News » Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Proposes 'UN for Religions' to Vatican

VATICAN CITY (Worthy News)– Former Israeli President Shimon Peres emerged from a Vatican City audience with Pope Francis Thursday after proposing a kind of United Nations for religions, the Jerusalem Post reported.

Peres, 91, who was the world's oldest head of state until his term ended six weeks ago, met with Francis amid heightened tensions in the Middle East.

He used the talks to highlight human rights abuses from Hamas and to discuss the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe.

But the main topic of conversation was Peres’s idea to create a UN-like organization he called "the United Religions."

“In the past, most of the wars in the world were motivated by the idea of nationhood,” Peres said. “But today, wars are incited using religion as an excuse.”

Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi confirmed to reporters that Peres had pitched his idea for "the United Religions" but said Francis did not commit to it. — Source

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  • Deanna Marquart Kay
    5 September 2014 at 8:05 am - Reply

    No, we do NOT want the world dictating our faith. It's bad enough dealing with the Liberal culture with regards to marriage, crosses, and Nativity scenes.

    • Anonymous
      7 September 2014 at 7:18 am - Reply

      Prelude to the new world order -one world religion mark of the beast !!!

    • WorldGoneCrazy
      7 September 2014 at 5:42 pm - Reply

      Amen, Deanna! And liberals, and other a-theists, have one really false and wicked religion.

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