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Pope Benedict Wraps First of Eight Days in the Holy Land

May 8, 2009
holyland_pope_2The first day of Pope Benedict's trip to the Holy Land has come to a close. He arrived in Jordan today and was greeted by the King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania (on her Twitter account, the Queen wrote "Special day here in Amman; not everyday pope drops by 4 a visit"). After a welcome address, the Holy Father visited the Regina Pacis Centre, a centre operated by the Church for disabled people. There he was greeted by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Archbishop Fouad Twal . For a recap, check out the Friday, May 8th edition of Zoom HERE.
To read the Papal Address delivered after arriving in Amman visit HERE and to read his address at the Regina Pacis Centre click HERE.
And of course over the next week, follow the Pontiff's pilgrimage to the Holy Land on Salt + Light Television -- either on our digital network, or our live streaming HERE.
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