Pope Arrives to Mend Fences in the Middle East

The pope mobile has been spotted out and about in Jerusalem, dress rehearsing for a papal Mass near the garden of Gethsemane. Organizers have been putting up flags and cleaning up the Old City walls in preparation for Pope Benedict's arrival this weekend. Jordan is the first stop today, then followed by Israel and the Palestinian territories -- a complex landscape of political and religious differences of opinion, to put it mildly. Many are calling the papal visit a tight-rope walk. He has said...Full Story
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