Gazans get permission to attend pope's mass services in J'lem, W. Bank

March 10, 2009 18:12

The Catholic Church, Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed Tuesday to allow Gaza Catholics to participate in mass services held by Pope Benedict XVI on his visit to the region in May. The pope is due to hold three such services - in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth - set to be attended by some 50,000 people.

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