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Pope Francis President Abbas Bethlehem

Pope Francis reviews the honor guard with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during an arrival ceremony at the presidential palace in Bethlehem, West Bank, on May 25, 2014. Photo by Paul Haring, courtesy of Catholic News Service

(RNS1-may30) Pope Francis reviews the honor guard with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during an arrival ceremony at the presidential palace in Bethlehem, West Bank on May 25, 2014. For use with RNS-POPE-BETHLEHEM, transmitted on May 30, 2014, Photo by Paul Haring, courtesy of Catholic News Service