Pope to Make First Visit to Holy Land in May

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Pope Francis said Sunday he will make his first trip to the Holy Land, visiting Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem from May 24 to 26.

Pope to Make First Visit to Holy Land in May

"In the climate of joy typical of this Christmas period, I would like to announce that from May 24 to 26, God willing, I will carry out a pilgrimage to the Holy Land," Francis told crowds gathered in St Peter's Square for the traditional Angelus prayer, AFP reported.

 

 

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