Plans taking shape for Pope's May visit to Holy Land
February 11, 2009
During his May visit to Israel and Palestine, Pope Benedict XVI will visit Bethlehem and Nazareth, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, and a mosque in Jordan, according to journalist Andrea Tornielli of Il Giornale. The respected Vatican-watcher said that the possible outbreak of violence in the region could still endanger plans for the papal trip. The Vatican has not yet confirmed the plans.
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