September 19, 2020

Abbas Wants Christians to Visit Palestine During Pope Visit

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas urged Christian pilgrims from around the world to visit the Holy Land to mark the visit of Pope Francis, set for 2014, AFP reports.

The pontiff is to make a brief visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories from May 25, his first to the Holy Land, Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot said last week.<<>>

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