Jerusalem must fulfill its 'vocation' as a city of peace, urges Pope (CNA)

Jerusalem, Israel, May 12, 2009 / 10:34 am (CNA).- Mass at the foot of the Mount of Olives began on Tuesday afternoon with Archbishop Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, welcoming Pope Benedict and urging greater attention be paid to the suffering of Christians in the Holy Land. In his homily, the Pope said that Jerusalem must fulfill its “universal vocation” and become a “city of peace.”

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