Pope's visit: Great expectations, great disappointment?
Israel's national and Jewish sites will get little facetime during Pope Francis' whirlwind visit - but the government is praying that the photo ops in Bethlehem don't lead to major political fallout.
A papal pilgrimage to the Holy Land is a unique event; one which raises expectations of strong calls for peace, principled political stands and steps forward in the dialogue between the three monotheistic faiths.
All that may yet happen during Pope Francis' whirlwind Middle East tour from May 24-26. But the pontiff himself has made clear that the "main goal" of his "pilgrimage of...
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