RELIGION
05/27/2014 03:49 pm ET Updated May 27, 2014

10 Iconic Photos Of Pope Francis' Middle East Trip Show History Being Made

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Pope Francis' historic trip to the Holy Land sparked hopes that he could help bring about peace in the Middle East, as he met and prayed with Jewish, Christian, and Muslim leaders. His busy schedule was full of planned meetings, but some of the most moving moments were the unexpected and spontaneous ones, in which the pope's forthright nature shone through.

Here are some of the most iconic photos from Pope Francis' trip:

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10 Iconic Photos From Pope's Middle East Trip
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