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Israeli, Palestinian presidents confirm they will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican next month

05/25/2014 5:00am
Israeli, Palestinian presidents confirm they will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican next month.

AP PHOTOS: In West Bank, pope makes surprise stop

05/25/2014 6:03am
As Pope Francis made his way Sunday to preside over a Mass in the West Bank, he made a surprise stop at the wall separating it from Israel.

2 Jewish youth attacked near Paris-area synagogue

05/25/2014 7:51am
Two Jewish brothers dressed in "traditional" clothes were attacked near a synagogue in the Paris area, French officials and Jewish leaders said Sunday. The assault came hours after a deadly shooting spree Saturday at the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

Palestinians raise threat to land with Pope

05/25/2014 9:21am
Juliette Bannoura hopes Pope Francis can save her family's four acres (1.6 hectares) of olive groves and other Palestinian-owned lands in the scenic Cremisan Valley south of Jerusalem from the path of Israel's separation barrier.

A glance at Pope Francis' Holy Land pilgrimage

05/25/2014 12:21pm
Here is a glance at the highlights of Pope Francis' visit to the West Bank and Israel on Sunday, the second day of his Holy Land pilgrimage.

Lebanese cardinal makes rare Jerusalem visit

05/25/2014 2:01pm
The leader of Lebanon's largest Christian denomination visited Jerusalem on Sunday, an official said, making him the first Lebanese religious leader to set foot in the city since Israel captured its traditionally Arab eastern sector in the 1967 Mideast war.

Pope, patriarch pray in Holy Sepulcher church

05/25/2014 2:31pm
Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians prayed together Sunday inside the Jerusalem church that symbolizes their divisions, calling their historic meeting a step toward healing the centuries-old Catholic-Orthodox schism.