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Pope Hopes to Bridge Religious Divides
Jerusalem, Israel (CBS 2/FOX 28) - Pope Francis is in Israel visiting Jewish and Muslim Holy Sites.
Monday is the final day of his three-day journey across the Middle East.
He's hoping to bridge divides between religions and promote peace across the world.
During his trip, he became the first Pope to lay flowers on mount Herzl, named after the founder of Zionism.
He also visited Israels National Holocaust Museum, a memorial to the 6 million Jews that were murdered during World War II.
Monday, the pontiff will hold talks with two chief Rabbis and the prime minister of Israel.
The presidents of Israel and The Palestinian Authority have accepted the Pope's invitation to meet at the Vatican next month to pray for peace.