The Pope's Grim Purpose on His Trip to the Holy Land

Pope Francis: "God change the hearts of those who plan wars."
1:31 | 05/24/14

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where pope Francis is traveling through the holy land. He's in Jordan at the ad-libbing remarks showing rare anger. ABC's terry Moran on why he was so angry. Reporter: This morning a farewell to Rome. After landing in Jordan, Francis met with the king and you sensed the pope's grim purpose here. The war in Syria, Francis said, has lasted too long. Jordan has taken in perhaps a million Syrian refugees, overwhelming resources. Many of them were in the crowd at the stadium for a mass. The pope spoke directly to them and then got closer as he took a lap in the open pope mobile, giving a few great big papal hugs along the way. At one point, Jordanian security scrambling as people surged forward to reach Francis, touch him. Later a striking moment, the pope in prayer alone on the banks of the Jordan river where Jesus was baptized. But it was in a nearby church you saw the pope flashing anger about Syria and those who are selling weapons to fuel the war there. Criminals he called them. God, change the hearts of those who plan wars. Popes aren't supposed to get angry, but this one does. Maybe he just decided that the situation in Syria has gotten so awful, someone had to. David? Terry Moran from Jerusalem, thanks. Now to the sight in the sky

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