Kerry visits papal diplomat to talk Mideast peace

Secretary of State John Kerry, right, tours a section of the Vatican with Chief of Protocol Monsignor Jose Avelino Bettencourt, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Kerry had an earlier meeting with Vatican Secretary of State Archbishop Pietro Parolin. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Intrigued by signals of an invigorated papal diplomacy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry enlisted a new ally Tuesday in his push for Mideast peace in what he described as a “common enterprise” between America and the Holy See.

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