Archbishop of Canterbury meets Israeli President Peres

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has held talks with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem during a visit to the Middle East.

They discussed the role of Christian schools and hospitals in Israel and the Palestinian territories, and the contentious issue of water-sharing.

The two men also talked about the importance of inter-faith dialogue.

Dr Williams also met Christian and Jewish leaders, and visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

He is on a four-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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