Middle East

  • Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he leaves after a mass at Amman International Stadium, May 24, 2014.
  • A young girl holds a photo of Pope Francis and Jordan's King Abdullah as people congregate at Amman's International Stadium to wait for the arrival of Pope Francis Amman, May 24, 2014.
  • Pope Francis prays as he visits the Bethany beyond the Jordan, which many believe is the traditional site of Jesus' baptism, in South Shuna, Jordan, May 24, 2014.
  • Pope Francis, accompanied by King Abdullah of Jordan, Queen Rania, Crown Prince Hussein and Prince Ghazi bin Mohammed, visits the Bethany beyond the Jordan, South Shuna, Jordan, May 24, 2014.
  • Pope Francis and King Abdullah travel in a golf cart during their visit to the site at Jordan River where Jesus is believed to have been baptized, May 24, 2014.
  • Pope Francis prays at the edge of Jordan River, May 24, 2014.
  • Jordan's King Abdullah, with his wife Queen Rania, talks with Pope Francis as their four children listen at the royal palace in Amman, May 24, 2014.
  • Pope Francis greets journalists aboard the papal flight on his way to Amman, Jordan, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Pope Francis Visits the Middle East

Published May 24, 2014


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