Monday, 26 May 2014

Pope Visits Israeli Holocaust Memorial

FSWC Reports:

From with contributions from Reuters and the Associated Press:

After laying a wreath at the tomb of the founder of modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl, and visiting Israel's Memorial to Terror Victims on Monday, Pope Francis honored the memories of the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust at the Yad Vashem museum in Jerusalem.

Accompanied by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres, Francis prayed before a crypt with ashes of victims and laid a wreath of yellow and white flowers in the "Hall of Remembrance." 


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