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  5/26/2014, Iyar 26, 5774

Pope to Visit Western Wall, Temple Mount Monday


Pope Francis is scheduled to visit the Western Wall of the Temple and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday. After that he is scheduled to go to Mount Herzl to lay a wreath at the tomb of modern Zionist visionary Theodor Herzl and proceed to the nearby Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial institution.

The pontiff's afternoon schedule includes meetings with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Shim'on Peres and Israel's chief rabbis.