"JERUSALEM – On the last day of his tour in the Middle East, Pope Francis visited Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday, May 26, calling on Muslim, Christian and Jewish people to 'work together for justice and peace'...
Starting his whirlwind tour of religious and political sites in the occupied Holy Land, Francis met with the grand mufti of Jerusalem during his visit to the al-Aqsa mosque, the third-holiest site for world Muslims.
At the mosque, the Pope made an unexpected emotional speech, deviating from his prepared remarks by referring to Muslims as 'dear brothers.' Before entering the holy Dome of the Rock, the pope toke off his shoes, walking down to the historical... mosque."
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