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Video: Pope Francis arrives in Israel on day two of visit to the Middle East


Pope Francis arrived at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel on Sunday, May 25, on the second day of his tour of the Middle East. The pontiff was greeted by President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Later in the day Pope Francis announced in Bethlehem that he had invited Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to attend the Vatican to pray for peace in the Middle East. Both have accepted the invitation. Credit: YouTube/Israel

 

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