NPR logo
Pope in Israel
Only Available in Archive Formats.
Pope in Israel

Pope in Israel

Pope in Israel
Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Jerusalem that Pope John Paul II has arrived in Israel for what may be the most important papal pilgrimage of his long reign as head of the Catholic Church. But in visiting holy sites in Israel and Palestine, his spiritual mission risks being drawn into the bitter political and territorial disputes that divide Israelis from Palestinians.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.