Pope Francis arrives to Jordan on first stop of Mideast trip

May 24, 2014 13:10

Pope Francis arrived in Jordan on Saturday afternoon to begin his first visit to the Middle East since becoming the head of the Catholic Church.

The pontiff will be in the region for three days with visits in Israel and the Palestinian territories scheduled for Sunday and Monday.

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