In an interview, Fr. Jamal Khader, one of the responsible for the Media Commission for the pilgrimage of Pope Francis in the Holy Land, said that preparations continue in order to welcome Pope Francis, in collaboration with the Palestinian Presidential Committee and the different committees of the Church. The focus of the visit will be the historic meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch in Jerusalem, and the visit to the local Church and the Palestinian people. The Pope will be accompanied by the Catholic Patriarchs in the Middle East and many journalists. Fr. Jamal explained the importance of the visit for the ecumenical movement, solidarity with those who suffer, and the local Church.
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