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VIDEO: Welcome Ceremony in Israel for Holy Father

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© AP Photo/Mohamad Torokman

<span>Pope Francis waves upon his arrival at the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Sunday, May 25, 2014. Pope Francis landed Sunday in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state as he began a busy second day of his Mideast pilgrimage. (AP Photo/Mohamad Torokman, Pool)</span>

Aleteia - published on 05/25/14

President Peres welcomes the Pontiff after a busy day in Bethlehem.

Pope Francis, after a busy morning of prayer and dialogue in Palestine, is welcomed to Israel.

The Holy Father is greeted by Shimon Peres, President of the Republic of Israel, as well as by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Watch LIVE here:

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