Pope Francis remembers victims of the Holocaust

Pope Francis has honoured Jews killed in the Holocaust as he capped his three-day Middle East trip with poignant stops at some of the holiest and most haunting sites for Jews.

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Pope urges end to 'unacceptable' Middle East conflict

Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas review the honour guard on his arrival to Bethlehem. Credit: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Pope Francis has called the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "increasingly unacceptable" and urged both sides to take courageous and creative decisions to forge peace.

Pope Francis took a helicopter from Jordan to the West Bank. Credit: REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Pope Francis spoke alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after landing in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state.

Pope Francis called the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 'increasingly unacceptable'. Credit: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

The Pontiff said both sides need to make sacrifices to create two states, with internationally recognised borders, for the good of their own people.

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