Pope Mourns Holocaust, Honors Herzl to Conclude Holy Land Visit

May 26, 2014 12:51 PM

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Pope Francis mourned victims of the Holocaust and terrorist attacks in Israel as he wound up his three-day trip to the Holy Land with an impassioned appeal to “work together for justice and peace.”

A day after saluting Palestinian statehood and calling attention to the barrier that separates Israel from the West Bank, the pope sought to balance his message in Jerusalem. He placed a wreath at the grave of the founder of Zionism, Theodor Herzl, visited a shrine to Israeli victims of terrorism an...

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