Pope prays at Western Wall, leaves note

May 26, 2014 6:24 AM

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Pope prays at Western Wall, leaves note

JERUSALEM (AP) — Pope Francis has prayed at Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray, bowing his head as he touched the wall in the same gesture used a day earlier to pray at the Israeli barrier surrounding the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem.

Francis spent a few minutes on Monday before the only remains of the biblical Second Temple and left a note inside an envelope in one of the cracks between the stones.

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