Watch: Gaza residents tell pope: 'Don't forget Palestine'
Published Friday 23/05/2014 (updated) 29/05/2014 22:11
Catholics receiving communion during mass at the Holy Family Church
in Gaza City on May 4, 2014 (AFP/File Thomas Coex)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Presidential higher Committee on Church Affairs has released a series of videos this week to coincide with the visit of Pope Francis to the Holy Land.
The three-day visit kicks off Saturday when Pope Francis flies to Jordan. He will travel on to Bethlehem early Sunday, then to Israel, where he will spend the rest of the day and Monday in Jerusalem before heading home.
In a video from Gaza, entitled "Messages from Palestine," residents ask the pope not to the forget the plight of Gazans living under siege.