Pope Francis arrives in Jordan for Middle East visit

Pope Francis has arrived in Jordan as he begins a three-day visit to the Middle East that will also include Israel and parts of the Palestinian territories.

Pope Francis is welcomed by Jordan's Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad. Credit: Reuters/Muhammad Hamed

During his stay in Jordan the head of the Catholic church will attend Mass in the capital city of Amman and also meet refugees from the Syrian conflict.

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