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


    You May Like

    Republicans Struggle With Reality of Trump Nomination

    Despite calls for unity by presumptive presidential nominee, analysts see inevitable fragmentation of party ahead of November election and beyond

    Nielsen's, Sina Weibo Team Up for Closer Look at Chinese Social Media

    US-based rating agency reaches deal with China's Twitter-like service to gauge marketing effectiveness on platform which has more than 200 million users

    Despite Cease-fire, Myanmar Landmine Scourge Goes Unaddressed

    Myanmar has third-highest mine casualty rate in the world, according to Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor, which says between 1999 to 2014 it recorded 3,745 casualties, 396 of whom died