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Netanyahu Tells Pope He Will Maintain ‘Status Quo’ at Religious Sites

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Pope Francis. Photo: Casa Rosada via Wikimedia Commons.

Times of Israel – Pope Francis is in the Holy Land on a historic two-day tour. Stay with The Times of Israel for our live blog of his visit.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Pope Francis, and praises recent good relations between the Holy See and the Jewish people. He says that when Pope Francis lights the torch at Yad Vashem on Monday, it will be an additional expression that anti-Semitism is a crime against humanity and the divine.

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